Car driver ‘accidentally crashed into police car’ in Layton after being stopped

Two men were arrested after a car crashed into “up to six parked vehicles” in Central Drive, Blackpool, police said.

A 48-year-old man from the resort was held on suspicion of drug driving, while a 45-year-old man, also from Blackpool, was arrested on suspicion of possessing a class A drug.

Two men were arrested after a car crashed into "up to six parked vehicles" in Central Drive, Blackpool, police said.'A Ford Focus was stopped in Westcliffe Drive, Layton.'Picture: Lancashire Road Police

Two men were arrested after a car crashed into "up to six parked vehicles" in Central Drive, Blackpool, police said.'A Ford Focus was stopped in Westcliffe Drive, Layton.'Picture: Lancashire Road Police

The Ford Focus was seen by police in Talbot Road after the crash, at around 1pm on Sunday, before being stopped in Westcliffe Drive, Layton, “using tactics to prevent a pursuit”, police said.

“While getting out the driver stood on the accelerator ... and crashed into us,” a Twitter post added.