A WOMAN in her 20s has been taken to hospital after a car crashed into a tree this morning.

The incident happened in Jubits Lane at around 10.35am.

Two fire engines, a search and rescue vehicle and an ambulance were sent to the scene.

A spokeswoman for Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service said firefighters were on the scene for around an hour after "a car hit a tree".

A North West Ambulance spokeswoman said: "We were called at 10.39am. A car had collided with a tree.

"A female in her 20s has been taken to Whiston Hospital."

She added it was not known whether the woman's injuries were serious.