Man in hospital following two-vehicle smash in Rock Ferry

A MAN was taken to hospital following a two-vehicle smash today.

The accident happened at around 9.50am in Rock Lane West, Rock Ferry, and involved a Ford Transit van and a green Rover car, which caught fire.

The driver of the Rover managed to get out safely before fire crews arrived and was taken to hospital for checks.

All approaches to the junction between Bedford Road and Highfield Road were closed but have since reopened.

Anyone with information should call 0151 777 5771.