A WOMAN had to be cut free from her car after a crash near the Air Balloon roundabout this morning.

A Subaru and a BMW crashed on the A417 at around 8.45am today.

The woman driver of the BMW was cut free from her vehicle by Gloucestershire fire crews and taken to Gloucestershire Royal Hospital with suspected neck and abdominal injuries.

A second woman, who was driving the Subaru, was treated at the scene and was not believed to have suffered any serious injuries.