UPDATED: Road shut in Todmorden after crash - man in his 80s had to be freed from his car

Crash on Rochdale Road in Todmorden
Crash on Rochdale Road in Todmorden

Rochdale Road in Todmorden had to be shut after a crash.

The man - thought to be in his 80s - was in a Vauxhall Astra which crashed on Rochdale Road in Todmorden near the library just before 3pm yesterday.

He was trapped in his car and had to be rescued by fire crews.

He was taken to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary with minor injuries.

The road was shut for around an hour while emergency services dealt with the accident.