A woman suffered suspected spinal injuries and had to be cut from her car following a crash in Scarborough today.
The alarm was raised at 4.34pm and the North Marine Road smash involved two vehicles.
A North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said that both Scarborough crews and an officer were sent to the scene.
It is understood that firefighters used hydraulic cutting equipment to release the trapped casualty.
She was taken to Scarborough Hospital by ambulance for further treatment.