Girl freed after being trapped under car

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An eight-year-old girl had to be freed by emergency crews after being trapped under a car.

The incident happened outside Orrell House, Church Bank, Sowerby Bridge, at 6.25pm, when a car rolled on top of her.

Emergency services attend to an eight-year-old girl, trapped under a car, in Sowerby Bridge

Emergency services attend to an eight-year-old girl, trapped under a car, in Sowerby Bridge

Two appliances from Halifax Fire Station attended and lifted the car off the girl and she was taken to hospital with cuts and bruises.

Early reports suggest the vehicle’s handbrake had not been correctly applied and the vehicle ran over the girl as she crossed the road.