Police rescue Sheffield driver trapped inside G4S van which malfunctioned and filled with smoke

A Sheffield driver had to be rescued by police after his G4S van malfunctioned, trapping him inside.

Tuesday, 16th January 2018, 12:16 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th January 2018, 12:20 pm
G4S van

Police were called to Hall Road in Handsworth at around 11.20am on Monday after reports that a man had become stuck in his G4S van.

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Eye-witnesses reported that the driver had gone into the back of the van before it malfunctioned and locked him inside.

They then said the van began to fill with smoke.

Police raced to the scene and were able to rescue to the trapped man from the malfunctioning van.