FOUR people were taken to hospital last night following a two-vehicle crash on the A170.

Emergency services, including fire crews from Thirsk, Helmsley and Ripon, were called just after 9.30pm to Sutton under Whitestonecliffe.

Two women in their late 20s were trapped in one vehicle and were rescued by crews using hydraulic cutting gear.

Two occupants in the other vehicle were not trapped, but suffered minor injuries.

All four were taken to hospital by ambulance.