Driver taken to hospital after car flips over on busy Leeds road

A driver was trapped in the wreckage of a car when it crashed on a busy Leeds road this afternoon.

Wednesday, 2nd August 2017, 6:58 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:32 pm
Emergency services were called to Scott Hall Road in Meanwood. Picture: Google

Emergency services were called to Scott Hall Road in Meanwood, close to the junction with Stainbeck Lane, shortly before 4.20pm.

They found a Mercedes had overturned and landed on its roof, trapping the female driver inside.

Firefighters from Moortown and Leeds freed the woman before handing her over to paramedics at the scene.

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Police said the woman had been taken to Leeds General Infirmary by ambulance.

Bus services were diverted until the road was reopened at around 5.20pm.