Woman passenger dies after Croxteth taxi crash

East Lancs Road - junction with Stonebridge Lane Image copyright Google
Image caption The crash happened at the junction of the East Lancashire Road and Stonebridge Lane

A woman has died after the taxi she was travelling in was involved in a crash in Croxteth, Liverpool.

The Ford Mondeo private hire taxi crashed with a BMW on the East Lancashire Road at about 05:10 GMT on Wednesday, Merseyside Police said.

The taxi driver remains in a serious condition in hospital.

A man, 26, from St Helens has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and causing serious injury by dangerous driving.