POLICE are appealing for information following a serious crash on Broadway Road in Evesham.

The incident happened at around 7.20pm on January 7 when a black Mitsubishi Carisma driving down Broadway Road in the direction of Evesham, hit a lamp post and a tree.

A woman in her 20s, one of the occupants, was taken to hospital with what are believed to be life changing injuries .

A man in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving and driving while under the influence of alcohol.

Road closures were in place while emergency services attended but the road has since re-opened.

Officers are now appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the vehicle prior to this, to contact them on 101 quoting reference 568s of 7 January.

Alternatively information can be provided anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.