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Louis Saha unhurt after crashing Ferrari

Everton striker Louis Saha has escaped unharmed after crashing his Ferrari on a country road, police sources confirmed today.

The 32-year-old was driving his blue Ferrari 458 in Wilmslow, Cheshire, shortly before 9pm last night when he lost control of the car and collided with a fence.

The Frenchman, who was alone in the vehicle, was unhurt and no other vehicles were involved.

The accident happened on the A538 Altrincham Road, near a tunnel where former Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo crashed his Ferrari in January 2009.

A spokeswoman for Cheshire Police said: "At 8.54pm last night police were called to Altrincham Road, Wilmslow, to the report of a single vehicle road traffic collision.

"Officers attended the scene where a blue Ferrari 458 had collided with a fence outside the tunnel.

"The 32-year-old driver was uninjured.

"Inquiries are continuing."

Saha played in Everton's 2-0 home win over Sunderland at Goodison Park on Saturday.

He signed for the Merseyside club in 2008 after four and a half years with Manchester United.

Saha, although he was troubled by a hamstring problem in the Sunderland game, is expected to be in contention for tomorrow's FA Cup fifth-round clash against Reading.

Manager David Moyes said: "I don't know much about it. I only just got told this morning. I couldn't tell you much, but he is okay."

Referring to the player's past problems with various injuries, Moyes joked: "Incredibly, he has no injuries from it!"