A BUSY Wirral road has been closed for almost three hours after a woman injured her hand in a two car crash.

Emergency services were called to Birkenhead Road in Moreton at around 6.30am after reports of a smash between a Toyota Rav4 and an Audi A5.

A spokesman for Merseyside Police told the Globe the female driver of the Toyota has been taken to hospital with an injury to her hand, while the male driver of the Audi escaped unharmed.

Police remain at the scene.

Travel site Inrix says the A553 Birkenhead Road is closed both ways between Fornalls Green Lane and Garaden Hey Road.

Traffic is coping well between Hoylake and the M53.