Car overturns near Ripley

A WOMAN escaped with minor injuries when her car overturned on the A61 this morning (Tuesday).

She was taken to Harrogate District Hospital, but police said she was not seriously hurt following the incident around 9.15am.

It happened between Brearton and South Stainley, around 200 yards from the Ripley roundabout.

Officers said the car had left the road and landed upside down on a grass verge, but had not collided with any other vehicles.