TWO buses crashed into each other on Longshaw Street this morning, Tuesday.

Police were called just after 9.30am.

Officers said the driver of one of the buses was hurt in the crash but none of the passengers are injured.

North West Ambulance Service confirmed that a patient has been taken to Warrington Hospital with injuries to his back.

Firefighters from Warrington and Birchwood Fire Stations, who helped free the driver, are also at the scene working with specialist equipment to make the area safe.

An eyewitness said the crash took place near the roadworks but there are no reports of disruption to traffic in the area.