THE A41 was closed in both directions this morning as emergency services responded to a crash.

Fire crews from Chester and Ellesmere Port were called to Whitchurch Road, Milton Green, near Chester, at 5.42am today (Thursday, November 8).

Two cars had been involved in a collision.

A Cheshire Fire & Rescue spokesman said: "Two cars were involved in a collision in Milton Green. Fortunately nobody was trapped in either of the vehicles and occupants of the cars were assessed by ambulance staff at the scene. Firefighters made the vehicles safe. The A41 was closed in both directions while the incident was being dealt with."