ONE person was taken to hospital after a crash on the M62 on Tuesday evening.

Lanes were closed from around 6pm on the M62 westbound between Junction seven (Rainhill Stoops) and junction eight (Burtonwood) due to the collision.

Emergency services, including police and ambulance attended the scene.

It is believed a car hit the central reservation.

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There were 30-minute delays back to junction seven, with lanes reopened from around 7pm.

A North West Ambulance spokeswoman said: "We did attend the scene and took a patient to Whiston Hospital."