Merseyside Police can confirm an investigation is underway following an RTC in Southport on Saturday, 10 January.

At approximately 10pm a patrol observed an Audi A3 travelling at speed in the Southport area. A short time late the patrol came across an Audi A3 that had been in collision with a lamppost on Waterloo Road.

Paramedics and fire fighters attended the scene and the 20-year-old driver had to be removed from the vehicle.

The driver was taken to hospital having sustained injuries to his face, head and chest and he remains in hospital at the present time.

Two passengers from the vehicle were treated at the scene for minor injuries.

The scene was examined and the vehicle was removed.

An investigation into the full circumstances of the incident

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Officers are still appealing for anyone who may have seen the incident call officers from the Roads Policing Unit on 0151 777 5747 or email: or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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