Attempted murder arrest after car driven at man outside Blackpool bar

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a car was driven at a pedestrian in Blackpool.

Wednesday, 28th July 2021, 8:51 am

A man's leg was reportedly crushed between two vehicles following the incident in Queen Street at around 1.30am today (July 27).

The victim - a 24-year-old man from Blackpool - was rushed to hospital with a "serious leg injury".

Officers have confirmed a 28-year-old man from Blackpool has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a car was driven at a pedestrian in Queen Street. (Credit: Google)

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing.

Anyone with information has been asked to contact police on 101, quoting log number 0132 of 27.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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This morning's incident follows a similar attack which occurred on Sunday (July 24).

Police were called to reports a red Peugeot had driven at a group of pedestrians near North Pier at around 5.25am on Saturday (July 24) t

Adam Clarke, 30 of Arnfield Road, Stockport has since been charged with attempted murder, common assault, and dangerous driving.

He was due to appear at Blackpool Magistrates' Court yesterday morning (Monday, July 26).

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