A ROAD was closed by police earlier today following a crash.

Rainhill Road was closed both ways this morning, Tuesday, November 23.

This was following a crash involving two cars between Brookfield Avenue and the Black Horse pub.

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Residents reported officers near, to the Black Horse, not allowing traffic to pass.

There was a diversion in route for the 10A bus.

A Merseyside Police spokesman said: "It was a damage only RTC (road traffic collision) at 10.20am involving a Fiat 500 and a Ford Fiesta.

"The road was closed and the council have been clearing debris." 

A North West Ambulance spokesman added: "We assessed two people, neither of which required hospital treatment."

The road has since been reopened.