Woman cut from Leeds crash seriously hurt

A young woman was seriously injured when the car in which she was travelling crashed and landed on its roof in Leeds.

The accident happened on the ring road at Seacroft in North East Leeds at 9.22pm last night.

Two young women, thought to be in their late teens or early 20s, were in a Toyota Yaris being driven on the ring road between Windmill roundabout and Barwick Road roundabout.

Police said the car hit a nearside grass verge and landed on its roof.

One of the young women managed to get out of the car. The other was

trapped.

Fire crews from Gipton and Stanks were called out to free the trapped woman. She suffered serious injuries which were not life-threatening. The other woman was badly traumatised.

The release operation took 20 minutes.

Police have appealed for witnesses to contact Leeds North East Road Traffic section on 0845 6060606.

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