TWO people were taken to hospital following a collision on Friday.

The incident is believed to have happened shortly before 9am at the junction of Burghfield Road and Southcote Lane.

One of the drivers managed to get out of their car before Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) were called to help free another driver.

A spokesman for South Central Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 08.59am this morning with the caller reporting a two car collision at the junction of Burghfield Road with Southcote Lane.

"We currently have two ambulances at the scene. One patient is out of their vehicle and being assessed by one of the crews.

"The fire service have been requested to help get the second driver out of their vehicle but the initial reports suggest that patient is not seriously injured either."

Two patients were taken to Royal Berkshire Hospital for further treatment, but neither are believed to have suffered serious injuries.

A spokesman for RBFRS: "At 9:06am on Friday, November 2, we received a call from the Ambulance Service to a report of a two-car road traffic collision on Burghfield Road, Reading.

"Crews from Caversham Road and Wokingham Road Fire Stations were sent to the scene.

"Crews rescued a woman from a car, before placing her in the care of South Central Ambulance Service. They were on the scene for around 15 minutes."