Shocking images released of crumpled Mercedes on the M61

Photos of a badly damaged sports car have been released following a crash on the M61.

Sunday, 15th December 2019, 8:53 am
Updated Sunday, 15th December 2019, 8:54 am

North West Motorway Police took to social media to showcase the shocking photos of the smashed up silver Mercedes.

They show the car no longer having a front bumper or headlights, with the bonnet severely damaged too.

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Multiple photos of the badly damaged Mercedes (Images: North West Motorway Police/@NWmwaypolice)

A North West Motorway Police spokesman said the driver of the Mercedes was "driving too fast in the poor weather conditions on the M61".

They added: "The driver of this vehicle was very lucky having been involved in the RTC on the M61 earlier."

There were no injuries.

They continued: "Please slow down in poor weather conditions."

The crumpled front end of the Mercedes (Image: North West Motorway Police/@NWmwaypolice)

One Twitter user commented: "Driving fast made them really late for wherever they were going."

Damage to the car following the crash on the M61 (Image: North West Motorway Police/@NWmwaypolice)