Appeal to find driver after car crashes into Blackpool building

A man fled the scene of an accident after his car crashed into a property in Blackpool, say police.

Thursday, 24th August 2017, 9:53 am
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 1:02 pm
Bricks were left strewn across the road
Bricks were left strewn across the road

Emergency services were called to the scene of the crash on Rawcliffe Street opposite the Last Resort Pub at around 10pm on Wednesday August 23.

Police say nobody was injured in the incident although the building was badly damaged.

A spokesman for the police said: "We were called to reports of a crash opposite the Last Resort Pub.

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The accident happened on Rawcliffe Street

"It seems that a car crashed into a property. Bricks were left strewn all over the road.

"There were also reports of fuel leaking from the vehicle so the fire service was called to make the scene safe.

"The driver is reported to have got out of the car and made off.

"We are now trying to trace the driver."

The accident happened on Rawcliffe Street

Anyone with information regarding the driver can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 1502 of August 23.