THE A533 in Winsford has been closed following a collision involving two cars.

Emergency services were called to an incident at the junction with Jack Lane today at 4.15pm.

One of the drivers had to be rescued from his car.

A spokesman for Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “Firefighters were called to a road traffic collision in Winsford with one man trapped.

“Two cars were involved in the incident and police closed the road in both directions while the incident was dealt with.

“Crews stabilised the vehicle and removed a door and roof to allow access and to remove the casualty from the vehicle on a long board.

“A533 was closed in both directions between the Road One, Winsford Industrial Estate roundabout and the roundabout into Davenham.”