A STRETCH of a road was blocked off by emergency services after a woman collapsed.

North West Ambulance and Merseyside Police attended Dunriding Lane, towards the junction with Prescot Road, on Sunday afternoon (May 16).

A woman had collapsed in the road and was taken to hospital by ambulance.

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Police blocked off part of the road while the incident was dealt with.

A North West Ambulance spokesman said: "We attended an incident following a call at 3.11pm reporting a person had collapsed in the road.

"We have taken a woman to the hospital."