Motorist cut free from vehicle after A66 crash

Photo: North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

A motorist was cut free from his vehicle after a crash on the A66 last night.

The incident happened at around 11pm near Gilling West.

Richmond and Colburn crews attended the incident.

A spokesperson for Richmond Fire Station said the car the driver was lucky to be not too badly injured after colliding with a HGV.

The male was extricated using hydraulic cutting gear.