Two cut from accident crash car

FIRE crews from Todmorden, Bacup and Halifax were among emergency services heading to a road traffic accident at Rochdale Road's junction with Knowlwood Road, Todmorden, around 5pm today (Thursday, August 20).

Two people were trapped in the vehicle in the accident, at the zebra crossing at the bottom of Knowlwood . Police and ambulance services were also in attendance. The Halifax fire pump includes heavy rescue equipment.

The main road was closed while the emergency services investigated the accident, in which the silver BMW car flipped over and onto its roof. It is believed to have been travelling from the Rochdale direction.

Police officers diverted traffic up Knowlwood Road as it tailed back and through Todmorden town centre.