Woman trapped under car

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A 29-year-old woman is fighting for her life after she was trapped under a car following a horrific late night road crash in St Helens.

The victim was hit by a car as she crossed North Road in the town centre on Monday night.

Firefighters had to use specialist air bags to lift the car and free the woman.

She was taken to Aintree Hospital where her condition is described as serious but stable.

The driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene and is currently helping police with their inquiries.

A police spokesman said a full investigation into the cause of the crash is underway.

Anyone with any information is asked to call 0151 777 5747 or email MSOC.roads.policing.investigation.unit@merseyside.pnn.police.uk