A WOMAN was freed by firefighters and taken to hospital after a car overturned in York yesterday evening (September 10).

North Yorkshire fire service said two of its crews from Acomb were called to a single vehicle collision involving a Ford Focus on Askham Lane at about 8pm.

Crews used hydraulic cutting equipment to free a 52-year-old female passenger from the car who was taken to hospital by road ambulance suffering from neck pain, the service added.