A driver had to be cut from the wreckage of a car after a crash between a car and a tractor on Friday (May 31). 

Emergency services attended the scene at Aldfield, near Ripon, at about 12.45pm, following reports of a two-vehicle crash. 

Four fire engines, paramedics and the police were all required at the scene of the rural crash - which saw one driver cut from the wreckage. 

The condition of the driver of the vehicle is not known at this time, with North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service saying that they left the patient in the care of paramedics on the scene. 

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A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said: "Crews from Ripon, with their Incident Support Unit, Harrogate and Knaresborough, responded to reports of a road traffic collision, involving one tractor and one car.

"Crews extricated one casualty from a vehicle and left them in the care of paramedics on the scene.

"Crews used cutting equipment, sharps protection, stabilisation equipment and a first aid kit."