A CAR hit traffic lights, two parked vehicles and three gardens following a crash in Woolston on Tuesday night.

Police were called at 8.45pm to Holes Lane to find that a Black Toyota Yaris had hit two parked vehicles, a bronze Citroen C3 and a blue Honda Civic, before coming off the road and driving through three gardens.

The car also collided with the traffic lights at the junction of Holes Lane and Manchester Road.

The driver of the vehicle, a 78-year-old man, was checked over at the scene by paramedics.