Man charged after car 'drove into crowd' in Blackpool

A man has been charged after Skoda estate was allegedly driven towards pedestrians in Blackpool on Saturday
A man has been charged after Skoda estate was allegedly driven towards pedestrians in Blackpool on Saturday

A man has been charged after a Skoda estate was allegedly driven towards pedestrians in Blackpool on Saturday, leaving three women injured.

Jake Hartley, 19, of Rochdale Road, Todmorden, has been charged with:

- attempted Section 18 wounding; three offences of Section 47 assault;

- dangerous driving; driving over the prescribed limit of alcohol;

- driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence;

- driving without insurance and possession of a weapon capable of incapacitation.

He will appear at Blackpool Magistrates’ Court on Monday morning, April 16.