Probe into crash after police crash

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An investigation has been launched following a police chase in St Helens which ended in a collision.

The crash happened at around 10.10am on Wednesday at Rainford Road after a police patrol vehicle pursued a green Vauxhall Corsa, which had been stolen.

The stolen car was later involved in a collision with a grey Mercesdes car on North John Street.

The Mercedes driver was assessed by paramedics but declined further treatment.

A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary, unauthorised taking of a motor vehicle and drug driving.

A 31-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of allowing herself to be carried in a stolen vehicle.

They have been taken to a police station in Merseyside to be interviewed.

Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident to contact MSOC Roads Policing Officers on 0151 777 6475/6474 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.