One person taken to hospital after crash which closed the B6047 near Tilton on the Hill

ONE person has been taken to hospital following a crash this morning (Wednesday) involving two cars.

The crash between a Mazda and Freelander happened at about 9.05am on the B6047 near Tilton on the Hill.

Two fire crews attended the incident. Upon arrival fire services had to use cutting equipment to remove the roof of one of the cars involved to release one person who was trapped.

An air ambulance transported one person to University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire. The injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

A road ambulance and police were also in attendance.

The road remains closed.