A teenager has been taken to hospital after a car ploughed into a garden wall in Stockport.

Police were called to reports of a crash on Broadstone Road in Heaton Chapel at around 2.30am this morning (October 19).

Officers discovered that a vehicle had collided with a wall, GMP said.

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A 19-year-old man was taken to hospital where he remains for treatment.

His injuries are said to be minor.

A large tree also appears to have been knocked over and can be see sprawled across the pavement

The man was later arrested on suspicion of drug and driving offences.

Pictures from the scene show the front garden wall of a property on Broadstone Road completely destroyed by the impact.

A large tree also appears to have been knocked over and can be see sprawled across the pavement.

Part of the walkway has had to be sealed off for pavement to be repaired.

A spokesperson for GMP said: "Police were called to a report of a collision involving one vehicle at around 2.30am this morning (19 October) on Broadstone Road, Heaton Chapel, Stockport.

"Officers attended and enquiries established that the vehicle had collided with a wall.

Part of the walkway has had to be sealed off for pavement to be repaired

"A man, aged 19, suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment where he remains.

"The 19-year-old was later arrested on suspicion of drug offences and driving offences."

Anyone with information can contact police online, if able, www.gmp.police.uk or call 101 quoting 270 of 19/10/2021.

Details can be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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