Fire crews race to midnight car crash

Firefighters raced to Gisburn Road in Sawley last night after receiving reports that a motorist was trapped in a car after an accident.

Firefighters gave first aid to a casualty after a road accident last night in Sawley.
Firefighters gave first aid to a casualty after a road accident last night in Sawley.

By the time crews arrived on the scene, just before midnight, the casualty had been released from the car.

Firefighters gave first aid to the victim at the scene for 15 minutes before paramedics arrived.