Road closed after car flips on roof

Police at the scene of the crash
Police at the scene of the crash

An elderly driver managed to escape without major injuries when his car flipped onto its roof in Monday morning traffic.

The man, believed to be in his late 80s, was driving a red Pontiac when it crashed on Woodlands Road at its junction with Clifton Drive in Ansdell at around 10.10am.

The main road was closed while police cleared the scene and traffic was diverted along Lake Road.

A police spokesman said the cause of the accident was still being investigated.

The man is thought to have suffered only minor injuries.

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