TWO women have been taken to hospital with "serious but not life-threatening" injuries after a crash this morning.

The A168 between the South Kilvington roundabout and Thornton-le-Street had to closed for about five hours after the two-car crash at about 8am.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said two women - both the drivers - were hurt in the crash had been taken to hospital with "serious but not life-threatening" injuries.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to contact North Yorkshire

Police on 101 and select option one, quoting reference number NYP-02012018-0058.