Merseyside Police can confirm that road traffic officers are currently at the scene of a road traffic collision on the East Lancashire Road in the Croxteth area of Liverpool.

Officers were called at around 4.15 pm to reports of a road traffic collision between four cars at the junction of Stonebridge Lane and the East Lancashire Road (A580).

It is believed that two people have sustained minor injuries to their head and have been taken to hospital for treatment.

The drivers and passengers of the other two vehicles have sustained injuries consistent with whiplash and are suffering shock.

The East Lancashire Road travelling into Liverpool at the junction of  Stonebridge Lane is currently closed, which is  affecting traffic travelling into Liverpool.

Motorists are being advised to avoid the area for the time being, and try and find a different route into the City.

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