THREE people were taken to hospital following a car crash in Birkenhead.

Emergency services were called at around 6.45am today to the accident outside Wirral Tool Hire on Rock Lane West.

A female passenger was cut out a car by Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service and taken to hospital for further checks.

The drivers of a silver Vauxhall Vivaro and silver Peugeot 308 were also taken to hospital by North West Ambulance Service.

Their injuries are not believed to be serious.