TWO casualties were freed from a car by firefighters and rushed to hospital on spine boards after a collision at Shotwick Dip last night.
At 8.22pm on Wednesday, November 12, Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service were called to the A550 Welsh Road where a blue Ford Mondeo and a Subaru hatchback had collided, trapping a back seat and a front seat passenger in the Mondeo near the Two Mills traffic lights.
A man travelling in the back of the Mondeo sustained a fractured vertebra and the man in the front passenger seat had internal injuries.
Both were treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to the Countess of Chester Hospital.
The police and Highways Agency closed the road so that paramedics could treat the casualties.
A fire engine from Chester and one from Ellesmere Port fire station attended to find the driver of the Mondeo, a 33-year-old man from Ellesmere Port, and the 40-year-old hatchback driver out of their vehicles and suffering from only minor injuries.
Police spokeswoman Shelley Williams said: “The road was reopened at 2.20am.”
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to call Chester Specialist Investigation Unit on 0845 458 0000 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.