A MAN was taken to hospital following a three car crash in Willaston.

Emergency services attended the collision at the junction of Damhead Lane and Neston Road at around 8.15am yesterday (Wednesday).

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service also attended after smoke was reported from one of the vehicles.

Two casualties were assessed on scene by paramedics and one male was taken to hospital.

He is believed to have suffered minor injuries and his condition is not life threatening.

A road block was in place and cleared after 10am.