Two injured in 'freak accident' at Wakefield Car Show

TWO people were taken to hospital after a "freak accident"  involving two classic cars during  a show in Wakefield city centre today.

Photo: Wakefield Central NPT

Police and paramedics were called to Westmorland Street this afternoon (Sun April 30) after the incident at the Wakefield Car Show.

Wakefield Central Neighbourhood Policing Team tweeted: "In a freak accident, it appears that one classic car lurched forward at speed, pushing another car backwards into members of the public.

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"Two people were taken to hospital, but thankfully there appears to be no serious injuries."

Photo: Wakefield Central NPT

Around 400 cars and 150 classic motorcycles were due to be be on display at the Wakefield Car Show .

The organisers, who previously staged Silcoates Classic and American Car Show, said thousands of people were expected at today's event in Wakefield city centre.

Photo: Wakefield Central NPT