Walton road crash leads to arrests after gun found

Two men have been arrested after police found a gun and ammunition following a crash between a car and a motorcycle.

The crash involved a motorcycle and a Ford Fiesta on County Road, Walton, in the early hours Merseyside Police said.

Paramedics found a 23-year-old man who had been on the motorcycle with injuries to his leg. The car driver had sustained slight injuries.

The motorcycle was reported stolen and a second man, aged 22, who had been a passenger, was arrested nearby.

Both were arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm and theft of a motorcycle and both have been taken to hospital for treatment, police said.

Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Police are investigating and have asked any witnesses to come forward.

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