A WOMAN was taken to hospital this morning after a car crash in which her car ended up on its roof.

The crash, on the A169 near Pickering, was discovered at 8.38am.

Police officers on their way to a briefing came across the silver Toyota Yaris on its roof in a ditch.

A police spokesperson said: "The woman driver of the Yaris was taken to hospital for a check up.

"The road was clear by 10am."

A spokesperson for Yorkshire Ambulance Service added: "We were called to an RTC at 08:42 this morning.

"We sent one ambulance to the scene and we transferred one female patient to Scarborough Hospital. Her injuries are not believed to be serious."