Pensioner arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after horror crash in Blackpool

This is the scene of a horror crash in South Shore overnight.

Friday, 19th April 2019, 10:53 am
Updated Friday, 19th April 2019, 10:59 am
The aftermath of the crash in Highfield Road, South Shore (Picture: Lancashire Road Police)

Police said officers were called to Highfield Road last night after a parked car was hit by another vehicle, and accused its driver of trying to flee the scene and assault officers.

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A picture released by the force showed a wrecked red Citroen car on the pavement - with one of its wheels ripped off - and a damaged Volvo stationary in the middle of the street.

* A 73-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving.