Lucky escape for driver in overturned car

A driver had a lucky escape after flipping his car on a busy West Vale road.

Monday, 2nd June 2014, 9:16 am
Road closed after an Accident at West Vale.

The blue Vauxhall Mariva hit a wall on Stainland Road and was turned onto its roof yesterday (Sunday) at 10.45am.

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Fire crews from Elland and Halifax spent 45 minuted freeing the trapped man as the road was closed for over an hour.

The air ambulance was called but the driver had suffered minor injuries and was taken to Calderdale Royal hospital by road ambulance.