A MAN was arrested following a head on collision in Cheshire which left a woman with potentially life threatening injuries.

Police are now appealing for witnesses and video footage following the serious crash near Congleton.

At about 1.45pm on Sunday, April 14, police were called to reports of a collision on the A534 Sandbach Road, near to the junction of Wallhill Lane.

Officers attended the scene and found there had been a head on collision between a silver Ford Focus and a Gold Volvo X90.

The driver of the Ford, a 50-year-old woman suffered potentially life-threatening injuries as a result of the collision, and she is currently being treated in hospital.

The driver of the Volvo, a 41-year-old man from Congleton, sustained minor injuries and was also taken to hospital.

The man was also arrested on suspicion of drink driving and has since been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Enquiries in relation to the incident are ongoing and officers are appealing to anyone who may have dashcam footage or witnessed the collision to get in touch.

Anyone with any information or dashcam footage in relation to the incident is asked to report it to Cheshire Constabulary via www.cheshire.police.uk/tell-us quoting IML 1799578, or call 101.