A crash in Alderley Edge early this morning, Sunday, has left a number of people in hospital.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the serious collision on the A34 Melrose Way, at 12.04am.

The collison involved a car and a minibus.

A Cheshire Police spokesman said: "A number of casualties were treated at the scene and taken to hospital.

"The road was shut between Alderley Park roundabout and the Alderley Edge roundabout while emergency services worked at the scene.

"Anyone who witnessed the collision and has not yet spoken to police should contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 231304."