A MAN in his 70s suffered serious injuries during a two-car crash on the Rainford Bypass, police have said.

Patrols were called to bypass near the junction with Mill Lane at about 2pm on Saturday (June 5) following reports of a collision involving a Vauxhall Meriva and a Corsa.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

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A Merseyside Police spokesperson said: "A man in his 70s sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries and was taken to hospital.

"Road closures were put in place."

Fire crews and paramedics were called to the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact @MerPolCC, 101 or the Roads Policing Unit on 0151 777 5747 with ref. 21000393402.