EMERGENCY services were called out this morning (May 6) after a car overturned in Ellesmere Port.

The driver was taken to hospital as a "precautionary measure" following the incident on the M53 northbound slip-road at junction 9.

Both police and firefighters attended the scene.

Cheshire Police said: "At 7.01am on Thursday 6 May police were called to reports of a collision on the M53 northbound at junction 9.

"Officers attended the scene and found a blue BMW 120D had overturned.

"There are no reports of any serious injuries, but the driver of the car has been taken to hospital as a precautionary measure."