Driver escapes crash as car bursts into flames

FIREBALL: The car in flames on the A65 near Skipton.

SCENE: A car crashes and bursts into flames on the A65 near Skipton.

ONLOOKERS: People watching as the car burns on the A65 near Skipton. (8395007)

ACCIDENT: The aftermath of the car crash on the A65 near Skipton

First published in News

A MAN was pulled from a sports car moments before it burst into flames near Skipton.

Witnesses to Saturday's incident on the A65 said the man was dragged to safety just in time.

The car, believed to be a Ferrari, set alight after crashing at about 2.45pm.

Police said no-one was seriously injured and that no others vehicles were involved.

The ambulance service said the man was checked at the scene, but did not need hospital treatment.

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