A man had to be freed by firefighters after the car he was travelling in was involved in a collision in Cottingley.

Crews from Shipley and Fairweather Green were called to Airedale Avenue, in Cottingley, at 3.45pm today following reports of a collision between two cars.

A West Yorkshire Fire Service spokesman said the one male casualty was trapped.

The spokesman said: “He was extricated by fire service personnel and was then transported to hospital by ambulance.”