Police were called to scene of a collision on the A658 near Follifoot, Harrogate at around 4.15pm on Monday.
A silver Mercedes A-class car, driven by a local woman in her sixties was in collision with a white Mercedes van, driven by a man from Thirsk, travelling in the opposite direction.
The driver of the Mercedes A-class sustained slight injuries and was taken to Harrogate hospital for treatment. The driver and passenger of the van were uninjured. The road was closed until just after 7pm while police examined the scene and debris from the collision was cleared.