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Air ambulance lands and road cordoned off after 'serious' crash

An air ambulance has landed and police have cordoned off a road following a "serious crash".

Officers were called at around 1.20pm today to Halton Brow in Runcorn following reports of a serious crash involving a motorbike and a black Ford Ecosport. A passer-by appeared to be "shaken" and said emergency services were working on the biker.

An air ambulance landed nearby on a field on Quarry Close behind Boston Avenu e and police have also cordoned off the area. Currently at the scene is an ambulance, paramedic car and at least three police vehicles.

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An eyewitness said two white vans have pulled up across the junction, possibly to shield the casualty from view. A person in casual wear also appears to be assisting the paramedics.

At the foot of Boston Avenue a crowd of people have gathered to see what has happened. A spokesperson for Cheshire Police said road closures are currently in place and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

They said: "Officers were called at around 1.20pm on Friday, September 23 to Halton Brow following reports of a serious collision involving a motorbike and a black Ford Ecosport. Road closures are currently in place and motorists are advised to avoid the area."

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