A MAN was taken to hospital following a crash on the East Lancs Road.

Officers were called to the scene at 7.40pm on Monday, June 1 to a report of BMW which had come off the road, causing damage to a lamppost and debris in the road.

The male driver was taken to hospital by ambulance for assessment.

St Helens Council attended to clear debris and the car was recovered.

Anyone who witnessed the incident can pass information via @MerPolCC or 101 with incident reference 1040 of June 1.