A BIKER has been rushed to hospital after Winwick Road was closed by a crash.

Police shut the A49 northbound near to the junction with Kerfoot Street after an accident involving a motorbike and a car at around 11.45am today, Tuesday.

Paramedics attended the scene, close to the McDonald’s restaurant, and took a man in his 30s to Warrington Hospital following the incident.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, and Winwick Road has since reopened.

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Anyone with information is urged to contact Cheshire Police on 101, quoting incident number IML509438.