POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a car hit a stone wall.

A Vauxhall Corsa travelling along Keighley Road in Laneshawbridge, hit a wall and then rolled into a field at 11.20pm on November 9.

A 40-year-old man from Colne believed to be the driver was later found.

He was taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital to be treated for minor injuries but was later discharged. He was arrested on suspicion of being unfit to drive through drink or drugs but he has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

The back passenger – a 39–year-old man from Bradford – was found in the field.

He suffered serious spinal injuries and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

A 20-year-old woman, believed to be a passenger, was found.

Sgt Mick Belfield said: “We are working to establish why the car ended up in the field and need anyone who saw the car in the area at the time or the incident itself, to get in touch.You can call 101 quoting incident reference 1544 of November 9."