A WOMAN was taken to hospital after being cut free from a car which crashed with a tractor in the North York Moors.

Emergency services were called to the crash in the Grosmont area at around 2.20pm yesterday (August 20).

The driver of the car, a woman in her 60s, was trapped before being taken to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough with injuries not believed to be life threatening or life changing, North Yorkshire Police said.

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service added that the woman was freed from the car by fire crews using hydraulic cutting gear.

Traffic constable Mark Patterson wrote on Twitter: "Car occupant lucky not to be more seriously injured."

Anyone has any information about the collision should call North Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting reference 12190153587.