Car crashes into shop front

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A car has crashed into a shop front in Batley during the rush hour this morning.

The accident happened just after 8.30am this morning on Leeds Old Road when the driver of a blue Audi A4 is reported to have collided with the front of Gayatri Stores before spinning off and hitting a caravan in a garden on White Lee Road and then coming to rest.

The driver is said to be uninjured and no-one else is believed to have been harmed during the incident.

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said: “At 8.31am this morning, police received a call from a shop on Leeds Old Road to report that a car had collided with the front of the shop and came to a rest on White Lee Road where it collided with a caravan.

“The driver of the car appears to be uninjured. Police and ambulance services are at the scene. There are no reports of any other injuries.”

It is not clear as yet what caused the crash.