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Man in his 70s flips car onto its roof

PUBLISHED: 16:46 26 September 2018 | UPDATED: 17:08 26 September 2018

The Ford Focus on its roof. Picture: Marc Betts

The Ford Focus on its roof. Picture: Marc Betts

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A man in his 70s is believed to have been taken to hospital after his car flipped onto its roof.

Police at the scene. Picture Marc BettsPolice at the scene. Picture Marc Betts

Police were called to the incident in Lambseth Street, Eye, at 2.15pm today to reports of a vehicle on its roof.

Upon arrival they found a blue Ford Focus upside-down in the road.

An ambulance arrived on the scene at 2.20pm but it is not yet known the condition of the driver.

Police remained on scene directing traffic until recovery arrived at around 3.50pm.

The scene from the traffic diversion. Picture: Marc BettsThe scene from the traffic diversion. Picture: Marc Betts

Lambseth Street was closed and drivers were diverted onto Castleton Way.

The road was re-opened around 4pm.

The incident happened just outside Eye Fire Station.

A Mitsubishi pick-up truck has also been damaged in the incident.

No-one else is believed to have been injured.


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