Lorry loses control and crashes into electricity substation

Emergency services are at the scene
Emergency services are at the scene

A lorry ploughed into an electricity substation on a major Sheffield road - leaving the driver trapped in his cab.

The lorry smashed into a substation next to J Horne Starlight on Penistone Road, Owlerton, with the lorry ending up wedged inside.

The driver was cut free from his cab.

The driver was cut free from his cab.

Police, firefighters and paramedics are at the scene.

One city-bound lane of Penistone Road is blocked off while emergency services are dealing with the incident.

A fire service spokesman said the driver was cut free from his cab by firefighters, who were alerted to the crash at noon.

A South Yorkshire Spokesman said the lorry was carrying rubble.

It collided with a number of bollards before crashing.