EMERGENCY services were called to a St Helens town centre street after a car struck a wall.

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The blue Honda after the crash

The incident, involving a Blue Honda happened on Exchange Street, near to the Chinese Buffet Restaurant, at 12.50pm.

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Police, ambulance and fire crews all attended the scene.

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Emergency services at the scene this afternoon

A police spokesman said the driver of the car was treated for leg and facial injuries.

The man is believed to be aged in his late 70s.

A spokesman added: "He got leg and facial injuries and he was taken to Whiston Hospital.

"He is still in hospital and it is down as a serious injury but not life-threatening."

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