In today’s Wakefield Express

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In today’s Wakefield Express our top story is how a skin-tight red dress saved the life of a young woman during a horrific car crash.

Also in news:

- A man suffered head injuries after he was attacked during an incident in Wakefield city centre.

- Detectives searching for a father-of-two who has been missing for more than a month have released images of the car he was last seen driving.

- Wakefield Trinity legend Albert ‘Budgie’ Firth has died after a long illness, aged 77.

In sport:

- Wakefield Trinity Wildcats boss James Webster has called on his team to produce an “improved performance” as he takes a near full-strength squad into Sunday’s pre-season clash with Featherstone Rovers.

- Sharlston Rovers will visit local rivals Lock Lane in the first round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup.