TWO PEOPLE have been taken to hospital after a car crashed through a wall into St Paul's churchyard in Shipley this afternoon.

The incident happened at about 5pm at the church on Kirkgate in the town.

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An eyewitness said the wall was heavily damaged and the vehicle - a grey Renault Zoe Dynamique - had gone some distance into the churchyard.

At least two ambulances and a police 4x4 were in attendance.

The pair, the driver and a passenger, were taken to hospital as a precaution.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson said a road traffic collision was reported to them at 5.05pm.