Motorist released by firefighters after car hits tree

Photo: North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The emergency services were called out last night after a car collided with a tree.

The incident happened near Brompton-on-Swale at about 8.50pm.

Fire crews from Richmond and Colburn responded to the incident.

A man was released from the car with minor injuries.

The motorist was taken to hospital by an ambulance for precautionary checks.