A WOMAN had to be cut free by firefighters following a two car smash on the Leyburn to Masham road early today.

Crews from Leyburn and Masham attended ay 0.56am and used hydraulic cutting equipment to free the woman from her car, She was treated at the scene by paramedics and taken to hospital.

It is thought none of her injuries were considered serious.

A man and woman in the other car were out on arrival of the firefighters and were treated by paramedics. It is understood they suffered only minor injuries.