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.

Monday, 12th November 2018, 9:34 am
Updated Monday, 12th November 2018, 12:34 pm

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.

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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.

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