Two arrests following collision in Moreton

Two men have been arrested following a road traffic collision in Moreton in the early hours of Sunday morning, 3 December.

At around 1.45am, officers were on patrol and sighted a silver Vauxhall Astra van travelling at high speed and being driven dangerously on Hoylake Road.

Following a police pursuit, the van was in collision with a lamp post and following a short chase the two men were detained.

Both men were taken to hospital to be assessed as a precautionary measure and were later taken into custody.

A 40-year-old man from Neston and a 30-year-old man from Moreton were arrested on suspicion of driving dangerously, driving while unfit through drugs, and driving while disqualified. They have been released under investigation.

Police are appealing for witnesses, and for any CCTV and dash camera footage which may have captured the incident, to please get in touch to assist with the investigation.

Anyone with information, CCTV or dashcam footage on this incident is asked to contact @MerPolCC on Twitter or ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ on Facebook with reference 23001220409.

You can also pass information via Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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