A police car crashed after reports of a chase through the streets, sparking a huge emergency service presence.

Witnesses reported seeing ambulances and police outside the Park Brow shops on Broad Lane, Kirkby.

One described a car chase involving up to 10 vehicles before a collision which left an undercover police vehicle damaged.

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Police helicopter was tracking the scene from above

A police helicopter was tracking the scene from above moments before the collision

Recovery truck removing police car

A police car believed to be involved in the collision is being towed away.

Huge police presence reported

A witness reported seeing around 10 cars in what looked like a possible chase, which ended in a collision at Park Brow shops.