A CAR has hit a tree in the Showcase Cinema car park, Birstall earlier this afternoon.

One person was trapped in the vehicle after it hit the tree which was down an embankment, at 1:32pm today.

Fire service personnel were on hand to extricate the trapped person, before handing them over to paramedics.

Appliances from Morley and Dewsbury attended along with the Technical Rescue Unit and Support Pump from Cleckheaton.