FIVE people were injured in crash on the M53 near Cheshire Oaks on Saturday night.

Fire crews from Runcorn, Mollington, Ellesmere Port and Chester attended the scene of the two vehicle crash at junction 10 of the motorway.

The incident happened just after 10.45pm.

One of the casualties had to be released from a car by firefighters.

Four other people were treated at the scene for minor injuries by firefighters before being taken to hospital.

Fire crews were at the scene for an hour and a half.