A DRIVER remains in hospital days after suffering ‘very serious’ injuries in a crash.

Emergency services rushed to Pennington Lane in Burtonwood at around 9.45pm on Friday night.

Three fire engines from Warrington, Penketh and a Merseyside fire station rushed to the scene, along with officers from Cheshire Police and paramedics from North West Ambulance Service.

The vehicle, a red Honda Civic, left the road and crashed in the field, with the driver having to be freed by firefighters used specialist cutting equipment due to being trapped.

The casualty was handed into the care of paramedics and taken to Aintree Hospital due to him suffering ‘very serious’ injuries.

Cheshire Police has confirmed that he remains there more than three days later, with officers appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash to come forward.


A force spokesman said: “At 9.45pm on Friday, July 5, police were called to a collision on Pennington Lane, Warrington.

“Officers attended and found there had been a collision involving a red Honda Civic which had come off the road and gone into a field.

“The driver of the car sustained serious injuries and was taken to Aintree Hospital, where he remains at this time.

“No arrests have been made at this time.

“Enquiries in relation to the cause of the collision are ongoing, and anyone with any information or footage is asked to contact Cheshire Police.”

You can do so by calling 101, quoting IML 1853759, or visiting cheshire.police.uk/tell-us