A WOMAN remains in a critical condition in hospital following a head-on car crash on the outskirts of Winsford.

Police are appealing for witnesses after the incident, which happened on Saturday at 5.25am, when a Volvo lorry driven by 25-year-old Slovakian man Jan Mercak was in collision with a blue Vauxhall Corsa, driven by Veronika Behounova, 26, of Nantwich.

She was taken to hospital with serious head and spinal injuries and is described as being in a critical but stable condition.

The HGV driver, who lives at Poole, Nantwich, was refused bail when he appeared at South Cheshire Magistrates Court in Crewe on Monday morning charged with dangerous driving. He will appear again on Monday, May 11.

Anyone with information is asked to call Sgt Rachel Gallagher on 01244 613168 or PC Kevin Hillier on 01244 614270.