Elderly man trapped in his car after Westwoodside accident

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AN ELDERLY man from the Isle man was trapped in a car following an accident at the weekend.

Humberside firefighters were called out to Park Drain crossroads at Idle Bank at 10.39am on Saturday, June 16, to deal with the two car collision involving a Microcar and black Kia.

An elderly man, believed to be in his 80s was trapped in one of the vehicles and officers used hydraulic cutting equipment to cut away a door to enable him to be removed.

Police and ambulance also attended the scene, and the road was blocked for a short time.

The man was taken to Scunthorpe General Hospital with multiple injuries which were not considered life threatening.

The vehicle battery was disconnected using small tools.