Footage shows the aftermath of Crystal Palace player's horror crash


Amateur footage has been shared online showing the aftermath of the two-vehicle crash that left Crystal Palace footballer Pape Souaré with injuries to his thigh and jaw.

The Senegal defender was travelling in his Mercedes G63 on Sunday when he was involved in a collision on the M4 near Hayes, which left the £120,000 4x4 mangled on the central reservation.

After being cut from the wreckage, the 26-year-old was airlifted to hospital, while the driver of the other vehicle involved did not require hospital treatment.

In a statement published on the Crystal Palace website, Chairman Steve Parish said: "Pape Souare has this morning undergone surgery on both his jaw and thigh. Thanks to the fantastic response of the emergency services who cut him from the car and the amazing surgeons, doctors and staff at the Royal London Hospital he is expected to make a full recovery and should be discharged on Friday."

Parish went on to thank the London Air Ambulance and announce a contribution to the charity, urging people to support the service.