THE northbound entry sliproad of M53 near Woodchurch is blocked while recovery work takes place after two crashes this afternoon.

Police were called at around 1pm following reports that two cars crashed into each other between Junction two Moreton Spur and Junction Woodchurch.

Two cars had also crashed not far from the first. One of the vehicles is believed to have overturned.

Police say there were no injuries as a result of the crash. It affected traffic travelling toward the Mersey Tunnels.