A DRIVER was seriously hurt when her car veered into an embankment and hit a tree.
The accident happened in Station Road, Delamere, at 11.35am on Wednesday, resulting in road closures in the area.
The 36-year-old Runcorn woman was taken to the Countess of Chester Hospital then transferred to Walton Hospital, where her condition is described as critical.
The woman's blue Volkswagen Polo left the road then hit the tree.
Police and paramedics attended the scene.
Witnesses should call Sgt Rachel Gallagher on 0845 4580000.