Two people were taken to hospital after a crash in Dagenham left a woman trapped in a car. 

The London Ambulance Service received reports of an incident at the junction of Pettits Road and Heathway at 7.15am on May 26. 

A trauma team from London's Air Ambulance was dispatched to the scene by car, supported by an incident response officer and a medic in a fast response car. 

The air ambulance helps to treat London's most seriously ill patients. 

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The Metropolitan Police and London Fire Brigade also responded to the incident. 

At the scene, firefighters discovered a woman trapped in a car and were able to release her. 

She was then taken to a major trauma centre by helicopter. 

The second patient, a man, had been able to exit the car himself and was taken to hospital. 

Crews from Dagenham, Barking, and Bethnal Green fire stations attended. 

A spokesperson for the Met has confirmed their injuries are not life-threatening and there have been no arrests. 

An LFB spokesperson said: "Two cars were in collision with each other. One woman was trapped and released from a vehicle and one man left a vehicle before the brigade arrived.

"The woman was taken to hospital by helicopter emergency medical services and the man was taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service."