Driver and passenger survive horror crash into stone wall near Lancaster before being arrested for drugs offences

A driver and his passenger are lucky to be alive after their car crashed into a stone wall near Lancaster.

Thursday, 7th February 2019, 8:02 am
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 6:14 pm
Both driver and passenger escaped from the crash near Lancaster with minor injuries.

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.

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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.

Both driver and passenger escaped from the crash near Lancaster with minor injuries.