A MOTORIST has died after crashing into a pub.
The red VW Golf left the road and smashed into Chevvies Rock and Roll Club, Manchester Road, Warrington, at 3.54am today.
The driver was trapped in the car for 45 minutes as paramedics treated him and firefighters cut away the crumpled car to release him.
The 36-year-old driver, believed to be from the Midlands, was rushed to Warrington District General Hospital with life threatening injuries but later died.
The pub was slightly damaged in the crash and Padgate Lane remained closed from its junction with Manchester Road throughout the morning.
Police are keen to talk to anyone who saw the car before the accident.
Witnesses should call Cheshire Police on 0845 4580000.