Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenager suffered serious head and internal injuries in a crash.

Police were called around 12.30pm on Monday, October 11 to an accident in Moss Lane in Burscough.

A Volkswagen Tiguan had been travelling south when the vehicle left the carriageway before overturning.

The driver of the car, a 19-year-old man from Southport, suffered serious head and internal injuries.

He was taken to Aintree Hospital and later transferred to the Walton Centre for further treatment

Police are appealing for information and urging any witnesses, or anyone with dashboard mounted camera footage of the collision, to come forward.

Sgt Chris Evans, of Lancashire Police, said: “An investigation is underway following a road traffic collision in Burscough which has left a man seriously injured.

“We are appealing for information and very keen to speak to any witnesses, or anyone with dashcam footage which shows what happened.

“If you can help please come forward and call 101, or email 802@lancashire.police.uk quoting log 0648 of October 11.”