Children given crash course in road safety

It's a frightening statistic five peple die on the roads every single day.

That's why pupils in Liverpool have been given a graphic demonstration of what it's like to be involved in car crash.

One of their classmates at Litherland High was cut out of the wreckage.

It comes just days after a 19 year old girl was sentenced after killing her best friend in a crash in Blackpool.

Merseyside fire crews are taking their campaign into schools to highlight the dangers to young drivers of the future.Our Correspondent Elaine Willcox was there.