THE air ambulance has been called out after a four-vehicle crash.

Emergency services were dispatched to the scene in Marston Lane, between Great Budworth and Higher Marston, at around 3pm following the collision.

A Cheshire Police spokeswoman confirmed the road was closed until 4.41pm while the incident was dealt with.

She added: "At 3.04pm this afternoon (September 9) police were called to a four-vehicle collision on Marston Lane, near Vale Road, in Marston, Northwich.

"The collision involved a Land Rover, Renault Clio, Mini Cooper and a Vauxhall Corsa.

"One man was taken to Royal Stoke to be assessed. Officers remain at the scene."

Drivers are advised to find alternative routes for the time being.

A North West Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We can confirm that we where called out to Northwich at 3.05pm today. The Ambulance Service, Police and Fire Service have also attended."

We will update this story as we get more information.