Man killed in crash with lamppost in Liverpool

A man was killed when the car he was travelling in hit a lamppost in Liverpool, police have said.

The Ford Focus crashed in Edge Lane at about 0445 GMT.

The victim, 39, from Dovecot, was in the back of the car. Two other passengers were also injured and were taken to hospital.

The driver, a 26-year-old woman from Prescot, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and drink-driving.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact Merseyside Police.

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