Person rushed to hospital after two car crashes


One person was rushed to hospital after a car accident.

Emergency services were called shortly before 8 p.m. at Erskine Street near the Royal Liverpool University Hospital today.

Two cars were involved in the crash near the Moss Street junction.

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Footage from the scene shows two fire trucks, with several firefighters, an ambulance and police present and a stretcher can also be seen.

A person in the first car was out of the vehicle when the teams arrived and did not require hospital treatment.

The other person from the second vehicle was still inside, but was able to exit the car after paramedics assessed him.

They were taken to hospital for further treatment.

A spokesperson for Merseyside Fire and Rescue said: “The Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service witnessed a traffic accident on Erskine Street on Wednesday 17th November.

“The crews were alerted at 7:56 pm and on site at 8:01 pm Two fire trucks intervened.

“Upon arrival, the teams discovered that two cars had been involved in a collision near the Moss Street junction.

“The occupant of the first vehicle was out when the crews arrived and did not require hospital treatment.

“The occupant of the second vehicle was still inside but was able to exit the vehicle himself after an assessment by paramedics. They were taken to hospital for further assessment.

“The fire brigade teams secured the scene. No further action was required from the MFRS and the teams left the scene at 9 pm.

“Merseyside Police were also present.”

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