EMERGENCY services were called to Billericay following a two vehicle crash this afternoon.

Firefighters rushed to the scene in Barleylands Road at about 4.30pm following the crash.

Crews from Basildon and Billericay used cutting equipment to release a man by 5.20pm.

A woman who suffered head injuries was taken to Basildon Hospital.  

The road was closed while the vehicles were removed from the scene.

The road reopened at about 6.30pm.