Damaged Ford Focus stopped on the M55 leaving Blackpool three weeks after crash

A car involved in a crash more than three weeks ago was stopped by police leaving Blackpool on the M55 on Saturday.

By James Graves
Sunday, 15th March 2020, 11:44 am
Updated Sunday, 15th March 2020, 11:46 am

The blue Ford Focus was pulled over by officers from the Lancs Road Police team after it was spotted with a damaged wing, headlight and bumper, inset.

An officer later tweeted images of the car on the team’s Twitter account.

The tweet said: “Vehicle stopped on the M55 leaving Blackpool. Driver claimed to have had a collision some three weeks prior and had continued to drive the vehicle in it’s current “safe” condition.”

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The damaged Ford Focus stopped on the M55 (Credit: LANCS ROAD POLICE)

The driver was reported for using a vehicle in a dangerous condition and issued a prohibition.