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.