A man was trapped in his overturned car after a two-vehicle crash at Ingleton.
Fire crews from Bentham and Settle were called to the road between the White Scar Caves and Chapel le Dale at 5.26pm on Monday.
The accident involved a Berlingo van and a Citreon AX car.
The car ended up on its side leaving the 23-year-old driver’s arm trapped between the car roof and the ground.
North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said firefighters used airbags and hydraulic cutting equipment to release him.
He was taken to hospital by ambulance with suspected soft tissue injuries to his arm.