FIVE cars were involved in a crash on the A533 Runcorn Road in Barnton yesterday afternoon.

At approximately 2pm, police were called to reports of a crash near to the dentist on Runcorn Road.

Officers attended the scene and found that the accident involved five vehicles, three of which had been stationary at the time of the incident.

They included a red Ford Fiesta, a black VW Beetle, a white Land Rover, a Grey Citroen C4 and a black Nissan Navara.

North West Ambulance Service were also called to the scene and one person, a 46-year-old man, was treated at the scene.