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Police have released the name of a truck driver who died yesterday after a serious traffic incident in Bradford.
Vasile Rus, aged 47, of Dagenham, Essex was pronounced dead at the scene after the HGV he was driving crashed through a roundabout barrier and into the subway network in the centre of the roundabout on Wakefield Road.
A postmortem held today confirmed Mr Rus had died of natural causes.
His family have been informed.
Police are appealing for information after a fatal road traffic incident which has caused significant traffic disruption in Bradford today.
At 2.10 this morning, police and the fire service attended a serious incident at Wakefield Road in Bradford, at the junction with Neville Road,
They say a HGV had gone through the roundabout barrier and crashed onto the pedestrian subway network in the centre of the roundabout.
A 47-year-old man who was driving the HGV was found to be dead at the scene.
Emergency services remain at the scene today as work continues to make the road and subway safe and remove the lorry which sustained extensive damage.
Specialist lifting equipment has been requested to remove the lorry and the A650 remains closed at the location.
The incident has caused significant traffic disruption and drivers are being urged to avoid the area.
Police have confirmed that the driver of a HGV was killed earlier today when his vehicle plunged off a roundabout in Bradford on to the subway below.
The man was found to be dead at the scene after the collision on the roundabout at Dudley Hill.
Nobody else was injured in the incident. Police are appealing for witnesses.
Wakefield Road (A650), a popular route for commuters, is closed in both directions this morning.
Police say they are expecting the closure of A650 Wakefield Road in Bradford to extend into the afternoon following a crash involving a lorry this morning.
The HGV crashed into a subway between A6177 Rooley Lane (Dudley Hill Roundabout) and Bowling Back Lane / Essex Street / Prospect Street.
Bus services have been delayed and diverted in Bradford after a lorry crashed into a subway on one of the main commuter roads.
The crash at the Dudley Hull roundabout on Wakefield Road (A650) is causing chaos for motorists who want to access M62 motorway.
West Yorkshire Fire Service was called out to the Dudley Hill Roundabout early this morning. They say an HGV lorry that was on Wakefield Road crashed into the subway.
One person has been seriously injured.
Surrounding roads are closed. The A650 Tong Street is closed in both directions between A6177 Rooley Lane (Dudley Hill Roundabout) and Bowling Back Lane / Essex Street / Prospect Street.
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A 47-year-old HGV driver has been killed after his truck plunged off a roundabout on to a subway in Bradford this morning.