Man, 50, injured in Merseyside crash

A man has been taken to hospital with back injuries after a collision between two cars in Merseyside.

The 50-year-old needed to be lifted out of the wreckage of a crash between a Volkswagen Passat and a Peugeot 206 at about 1900 GMT on Saturday.

Ambulance and fire crews attended the scene outside a McDonald's restaurant at Hunts Cross Shopping Park.

The man was taken by ambulance on a spinal board to Whiston Hospital for treatment.

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