Driver has lucky escape after crash shuts road at Crow Edge – Trucker World

Driver has lucky escape after crash shuts road at Crow Edge

The driver of a 4×4 had a lucky escape after a crash with a lorry which shut a country road. The Dodge Nitro was in collision with a Mercedes lorry on the A616 Sheffield Road at Crow Edge, between Hepworth and Holmfirth[1] , shortly before 8am today.

RTC A616 at Crowedge.

Police and paramedics were called to the scene and the road was closed in both directions. The mangled Dodge had extensive damage and appears to have taken the force of the impact head on.

The lorry was also damaged and lost a wheel in the crash.

Diesel from the vehicles could be seen spilled onto the road alongside debris.

RTC A616 at Crowedge.

Police and witnesses said it was believed both drivers escaped with minor injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the collision should contact police on 101.

References

  1. ^ Holmfirth (www.examiner.co.uk)

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