A MAN and a woman have been taken to hospital after the motorbike they were on was in collision with a car in Moreton.

Hoylake Road is currently closed in both directions due to the crash, which saw a blue Peugeot 107 and a motorbike collide close to the junction with Chapelhill Road at around 12.30pm.

Both the man and woman who were riding the motorbike have been taken to hospital, although the extent of their injuries is not yet known.

Traffic is affected between Moreton and Bidston and a diversion has been put in place.