SIX people were injured during an evening rush-hour crash in Birkenhead.

Emergency services were called to Salisbury Street near The Pyramids Shopping Centre at about 5.25pm on Tuesday (July 9) to a collision involving a Citroen Dispatch and a Ford Galaxy.

Initial reports suggested multiple vehicles had been involved.

One woman was taken to hospital for assessment with serious but non life-threatening injuries.

Five other people sustained 'slight injuries', a police spokesperson confirmed.

A road closure was in place at Charing Cross and on Borough Road heading towards the tunnel for several hours, reopening at around 10pm.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has dashcam can contact Merseyside Police by direct message @MerPolCC with reference 24000601087.