A DRIVER abandoned a car after it crashed into a lampost in Cooper Bridge last night (Monday).
Firefighters from Brighouse were called to the scene of the smash in Wakefield Road around 8.30pm.
A VW Polo vehicle had left the road and collided with a lampost but the driver could not be found despite a search mounted by police.
Firefighters made the scene safe.
The incident caused long tailbacks in the area.