A woman was taken to hospital after a crash between two cars at a rural crossroads in Leicestershire this morning. Emergency services were called to Oaks Road, Charley, near Whitwick at 7.46am. The collision involved a black Audi A4 and a white Vauxhall Corsa. The woman driver of the Corsa was taken to Queen's Medical Centre, in Nottingham, with what police described as non life-threatening injuries. Watch manager Martin Ballard, of Coalville fire station, who commanded the rescue operation, which also involved a crew from Shepshed, said they used hydraulic rescue equipment to free the Corsa's driver. He said: "The lady wasn't physically trapped but the nature of her injuries meant she couldn't leave the car herself.We worked with paramedics to extricate her from the car."