THREE people were taken to hospital after a four-vehicle collision on a country road near Harrogate.

The accident happened shortly before 1pm today, March 12, on the road between Huby and North Rigton and one car, a Fiat 500, ended up at the bottom of an embankment.

The three women in the car were all freed by firefighters, one with hip and neck injuries, one with shock and another with facial injuries. They were taken to Harrogate District Hospital for treatment.