Switch Island crash, ‘psychic’ Creamfields and woman detained after house fire

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Live updates as the road is blocked due to the Switch Island crash

A main road is currently blocked following an accident near Switch Island.

Photos show police present and two damaged cars.

Inrix said: “A5036 Dunning’s Bridge Road Northbound blocked, queuing traffic due to crash at A5758 Broom’s Cross Road / M57 (Switch Island). Congestion at Netherton Pub.

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“Affecting traffic towards Maghull.”

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Creamfields lover, 33, ‘wrote his will’ after fake psychic’s chilling prediction



Sophia said she was ‘really drunk’ and not really a psychic

A woman has revealed she is still receiving messages from friends she made at a music festival after convincing them she was a ‘psychic’.

Sophia Burke said a man made a will following the swap after convincing Creamfield festival-goers she had psychic abilities.

Sophia, from Dunfermline, Scotland, said: “I was at the bar and a guy approached me and said I was giving off psychic vibes because I had a crystal necklace.

“He said ‘do me, do me’ so I asked him if he had a younger brother and he said he had and I asked if he was popular at school and he said yes and he couldn’t believe how precise I was.”

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Woman arrested after her house caught fire and a car was destroyed



A woman was rushed to hospital after emergency services were called to a house fire on Ingleby Road in Wirral
A woman was rushed to hospital after emergency services were called to a house fire on Ingleby Road in Wirral

A woman has been detained under the Mental Health Act after a house caught fire and a car was damaged.

Emergency services were called to a property in New Ferry after concerns for the safety of a woman.

Merseyside Police told ECHO: “At approximately 6.40pm yesterday (Sunday February 27) we received a report of a concern for the safety of a woman at an address in Ingleby Road, New Ferry.

“It was further reported that the property was on fire and a vehicle outside the address was damaged.”

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Jan G. Gilbert