A CYCLIST was rushed to hospital after a crash that closed Wash Lane in Latchford.

The accident occurred at around 6.45pm on Friday, April 3, and involved a white Nissan Juke and a bike rider.

Wash Lane was temporarily shut while emergency services dealt with the incident.

A 24-year-old man was taken to Aintree Hospital by ambulance after suffering what are believed to be minor injuries.

He has since been discharged from hospital.