A driver and his passenger are lucky to be alive after their car crashed into a stone wall near Lancaster.
Police attended the scene of the crash following a call at around 2.55am and found the driver and his passenger stood beside the mangled wreckage with only minor injuries.
The incident occured in Church Brow, Halton, the scene of a number of serious road incidents over recent years.
The force of the crash caused the vehicle's wheels to come off and police had to arrange a crane to recover the wreck.
The driver and his passenger escaped the crash but they could not escape the long arm of the law.
Officers said the driver had refused a roadside drugs test and was arrested at the scene.
The passenger was also arrested after a quantity of drugs were found.