Suspected drink-driver arrested over Clock Face smash

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This is the scene at a busy junction in St Helens last night after a suspected drunk driver smashed his car into railings.

The man is currently in custody and is being questioned over the crash on the junction of Clock Face Road and Leach Lane.

Police say the incident happened at around 10.30pm and involved a silver Mitsubishi Warrior.

A police spokesman said: “A 45-year-old man who is from North Yorkshire has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving and is currently in custody.

“There were no injuries from the incident.”