Marcus Rashford escapes unhurt after late-night car crash near Carrington

Marcus Rashford, the Manchester United forward, escaped unhurt after being involved in a car crash on Saturday night.

The crash is understood to have happened after Manchester United had returned to their Carrington training base following their 1-0 Premier League victory over Burnley at Turf Moor.

The players returned to the training ground by team bus to collect their own cars before setting off home. The incident is reported to have taken place on Manchester Road near Carrington. Pictures and footage posted online in the aftermath of the incident showed the damage suffered by Rashford’s Rolls Royce, which is said to have collided with a lamp-post.

It is understood emergency services attended the scene, but Rashford did not require medical attention and no arrests were made. The England international, 25, played the whole game at Turf Moor.