Suspected stolen car is found empty and on its side after crash in Blackpool

A car believed to have been stolen from Manchester was crashed in Blackpool, with its driver fleeing the scene.

Monday, 5th November 2018, 11:41 am
Updated Tuesday, 6th November 2018, 5:47 am
Police at the scene of the crash

Police said officers were called to Devonshire Road, in North Shore, at around 12.25am on Saturday "to reports a vehicle had been found crashed".

The grey BMW was on its side, a spokeswoman said, and nobody was inside.

"It is believed the car was stolen from the Manchester area," she said.

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No arrests have been made.

A neighbour, who sent in a picture of the damaged car close to the junction with Peter Street, said the car was towed away at around 3.30am.