FIRE crews were called to assist with an incident involving a collision between a tractor and a van yesterday evening.

Crews from Pickering and Malton were called to the collision, which happened at around 5.50pm yesterday in Bean Sheaf Lane in Pickering.

The driver of the van was assisted from the vehicle via door removal and handed over to paramedics.

Crews used spreaders, stabilisation and first aid equipment to handle the incident.