TWO people were taken to hospital following a collision in Tattenhall.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service received a call shortly before 3pm on Monday reporting a collision involving two cars on the A41.

Two fire crews attended the scene - one each from Malpas and Chester.

A spokesman for the service said: "On arrival crews discovered that the collision at the Chowley Oak Lane junction involved two saloon cars and that no-one was trapped inside either of them.

"The A41 was closed in both directions as emergency services worked at the scene.

"Two casualties, a male and a female, in one of the cars were assessed by paramedics before being taken to hospital in road ambulances.

"They were able to get out of the car they were in by themselves.

"Firefighters made the vehicles involved in the collision safe and were in attendance for around an hour.

"An air ambulance and police also attended.

"The road was reopened at about 5.05pm."