Road closed after car crashes into lamppost on notorious curve

A road in Netherley has been closed after a car lost control and crashed into a pole.

Merseyside Police and Merseyside Fire and Rescue were called to Childwall Valley Road shortly after the incident, which happened at 8.39pm today, May 6. Footage seen by the ECHO showed the black car turning the corner near Lea Park Golf Club before skidding onto the pavement and crashing into a lamp post, knocking it over.

The car then flipped onto its side and crashed into the garden wall of a nearby house.

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A spokesman for Merseyside Police said two people traveling in the car, a man and a woman, suffered minor injuries.

The road remained partially closed as of 9.45pm while authorities waited for recovery services to arrive.

Car accident on Childwall Valley Road, Liverpool at 8.39pm on 6 May 2024(Image: James Allen)

In November 2023, the ECHO reported complaints from residents about the area as there had been “dozens of accidents” on the tight bend.

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