TWO people have been rushed to hospital after a crash on a Colchester housing estate.

Two cars collided on Eastwood Drive, Highwoods, shortly after 8am this morning. 

Police, paramedics and fire crews were called to the scene with one woman having to be cut free by firefighters because of her injuries.

Two ambulances and a rapid response car were sent with paramedics treating the victms at the scene before taking them to Colchester General Hospital.

Neither have life threatening injuries.