VIDEO: Road remains closed after Pontefract crash between a bus and a VW Golf

The roof was cut from the VW Golf.
The roof was cut from the VW Golf.

A main junction in Pontefract remains closed four hours after crash involving a car and a bus this morning.

Two people were taken to hospital after a collision at around 8.50am on the A645 Wakefield Road, close to the Robin Hood Inn.

The road is still closed.

The road is still closed.

It involved a VW Golf for which the driver, a 79-year-old man was taken to Pinderfields with suspected back injuries.

A female passenger, also taken to hospital, was not thought to be seriously injured.

Firefighters were forced to cut the roof from the Golf to help release the driver.

The clear-up of the crash site is now underway.