VIDEO: Car winched away after crashing into Sheffield garden

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This was the dramatic moment an elderly couple’s car flew off a Sheffield road and smashed into a garden wall.

The car crashed on Fern Road in Walkley this afternoon.

Car crashed into a garden wall on Fern Road, Walkley, Sheffield.

Car crashed into a garden wall on Fern Road, Walkley, Sheffield.

The couple in the car, believed to have been in their 70s, were taken to hospital but were not believed to have been hurt.

Eyewitnesses described seeing the car fly backwards at speed down the steep road before hitting a garden wall and becoming wedged between two properties.

Specialist equipment was needed to delicately winch the car onto a tow truck.

*Full story in tomorrow’s Star