EMERGENCY services were called after a crash between a car and a bus.

The collision took place between a Ford Fiesta and a bus on Millfield Lane, Haydock on Saturday night.

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Emergency services attended the scene at around midnight.

Twelve bus passengers, aged between 21 and 77, were treated for minor injuries.

These included a group of pensioners who were on their way home from a social evening.

Meanwhile, the driver of the Fiesta, a woman in her 20s, was taken to hospital for assessment of an injury to her stomach.

Police are appealing for witnesses following the crash.

Enquiries are ongoing to establish the full circumstances and anyone with information is asked to contact @MerPolCC, or call 101 quoting reference 19100361677.

Alternatively, call the Roads Policing Unit on 0151 777 5747.