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Man arrested after two police officers injured in collision

An investigation is underway after a collision involving a police car in Todmorden.

Credit: Press Association

It happened on Halifax Road when a Vauxhall Corsa crossed onto the opposite carriageway and was involved in a head-on collision with a police car at around 2.50am this morning.

Two male officers, were taken to hospital and treated for whiplash injuries.

The driver of the Corsa, a 42-year-old man, from Todmorden, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of drink-driving and is currently in custody.

81-year-old man missing from Todmorden

Police are concerned for the welfare of an 81-year-old man who has gone missing from Todmorden.

Michael Connor who has gone missing from Todmorden. Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Michael Connor was last seen around 11pm on Friday August 5th in Todmorden centre believed to be making his way home but has so far not made it.

Mr Connor is described as 5' 10" tall, slim build. He is believed to be wearing a dark coloured wax barbour style coat with a belt around the waist and may have a walking stick.

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