OAP hurt in Leeds car crash

An elderly driver was cut free by firefighters after a two-car smash in Leeds.

The pensioner's Nissan Micra was involved in a collision with a Ford Focus on Firth Grove just before 3pm on Tuesday.

Firefighters from Hunslet used specialist equipment to cut the roof off the Micra to get the pensioner out safely.

He was taken to Leeds General Infirmary by ambulance for treatment.

Two passengers in the Micra escaped serious injury.

The driver of the Ford Focus was also uninjured.

Crew commander Paul Barrett of Hunslet Fire Station, said the pensioner wasn't trapped in the Micra, adding: "He was complaining of neck pain so the safest way to get him out in the circumstances was to cut the roof off. Ambulances were at the scene and he was taken to hospital."