POLICE have launched an appeal following a “serious” crash.

The driver of a Peugeot 5008 remains in hospital following a crash on the A50 Knutsford Road in Holmes Chapel.

Emergency services were alerted to reports of a crash between the silver Peugeot and a grey Ford Transit van shortly before 2pm yesterday.

Now, Cheshire Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with video footage to come forward.

A spokesperson for the force said: “At around 1.50pm on Tuesday, April 23, police were called to reports of a collision on the A50 Knutsford Road, in Holmes Chapel.

“Officers attended the scene and found there had been a collision between a Grey Ford Transit van which was travelling towards Cranage, and a Silver Peugeot 5008 which was travelling towards Holmes Chapel.

“The driver of the Peugeot sustained serious but not life-threatening injuries, they were taken to the Royal Stoke Hospital where they remain at this time.

“The driver of the Transit van was uninjured.”

They added: “Enquiries in relation to the collision are ongoing and as part of the investigation officers are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone with any video footage which may aid the investigation.

“Anyone with any information is asked to call 101 or visit www.cheshire.police.uk/tell-us, quoting IML 1806919.”

Knutsford Road was closed from Hawthorn Villas to Needhham while emergency services dealt with the incident.

It reopened at around 7pm.

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service sent two engines to the scene, one each from the Holmes Chapel and Middlewich stations.

A CFRS spokesperson said: "Emergency services attended a two-vehicle road traffic collision involving two casualties on Knutsford Road, the area was closed while the incident was dealt with.

"One casualty was assessed and cared for by paramedics while firefighters worked to release them safely from the vehicle.

"The casualty was handed over to the care of North West Ambulance Service who transported them to hospital."