A MOTORCYCLIST was taken to hospital following a crash in Wallasey.

Emergency services were called at 9.25am today (Monday) to Mount Road after reports of a collision involving a Ford Focus and motorcycle.

Two fire engines and the Search and Rescue Team attended the incident.

Fire crews assisted paramedics after treating a motorcyclist at the scene.

The casualty was then taken to hospital for further checks.

Firefighters cleared the carriageway and remained at the scene for around 40 minutes.