Sweeper in trap ordeal

Date published: 17 March 2014

A council worker was trapped when the street sweeper he was driving overturned.

The 43 year old was cut free by firefighters after two crews from Oldham and a specialist unit from Ashton were called to Cromwell Street at 8.42am on Saturday.

The driver was taken to hospital with suspected head and neck injuries but is reported to have escaped with bruises. Officials are now trying to discover the cause of the accident