A WOMAN has been cut free from a car after a crash in Widnes.

She was involved in a collision with another vehicle in Watkinson Way at 1.30pm.

Watkinson Way was closed whilst emergency crews dealt with the incident.

The woman was taken to Whiston Hospital with serious injuries.

A spokesman for Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "One woman was cut free from a car and taken to hospital after a collision with another vehicle.

" The passenger of the second car involved was also assessed by paramedics due to neck and back pain."

Two fire engines from Runcorn and one from Frodsham dealt with the rescue.

The accident caused some congestion. The road re-opened at 3pm.

Anyone with information is urged to call Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 402 of 1st September.