Police are appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision in which a motorist suffered serious injuries after the vehicle he was driving left the road near Holmfirth.

The incident happened on Scar Hole Lane, Cumberworth, shortly before 2:45pm yesterday (18/4).

The driver, a male aged in his 60s, was the sole occupant of the Hyundai i20 car and no other vehicles were involved in the collision. He was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesperson; “Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or seen the car being driven prior to the incident, or anyone with dashcam or video footage, is asked to contact West Yorkshire Police’s Roads Policing Unit by calling 101, or go online at www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat quoting reference 0989 of 18/4.”