Merseyside ditch crash man cut free from car
A man had to be cut free by firefighters after his car crashed into a ditch in Merseyside.
Merseyside Fire Service had to use hydraulic cutting equipment to free the 45-year-old from the vehicle which crashed at about 01:30 GMT.
The car left the road and was found partially in a ditch by firefighters near the junction of Pasture Lane and Southport Old Road, Formby.
They helped paramedics to move the man on a long board to a waiting ambulance.
Firefighters had to remove a rear passenger door and a central column attached to the door.
The man was taken to University Hospital Aintree.