Youth bailed after early morning car smash

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A 16-year-old boy who had to be pulled from a suspected stolen car that flipped onto its roof in Blackpool town centre has been bailed by police.

The youth was arrested on suspicion of aggravated theft of the vehicle and driving while over the limit after the crash on Topping Street.

Officers had to pull the boy from the Ford Fiesta, which ended up on its roof near Iceland, before he was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital. The extent of his injuries are not known.

The road was blocked for two hours on Sunday morning after the incident, which took place at 4.50am.

The 16-year-old is on bail until January 24.

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