UPDATE: Seriously injured driver cut free from car after crash with bus in Rotherham

Laughton Common Road
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A woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a crash with a bus in Rotherham this morning.

Police, firefighters and paramedics were called to Laughton Common Road, between Thurcroft and Laughton Common, after a crash between a bus and a car.

South Yorkshire Police said the car driver suffered 'a serious injury'.

Witness Chanell Louise Palmer, writing on Facebook, said: "I was on the bus that crashed into the car and was the first to assist the driver.

"She was breathing but not responsive at the time, however when they got her in the ambulance she was conscious."

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "Officers are currently dealing with a road traffic collision with the assistance of other emergency services at this time on Laughton Common Road between Thurcroft and Laughton Common.

"Please try and avoid this area because there are going to be delays. Road is closed at this time."