Children escape serious harm in crash with parked car

Two small children were among those who escaped a Blackpool crash with just minor injuries.

Wednesday, 14th September 2016, 8:56 am
Updated Thursday, 15th September 2016, 4:05 pm

The pair were passengers in a Vauxhall Meriva Energy when it hit a parked Toyota Auris, police said.

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The emergency services were called to Penrose Avenue, which stretches from Vicarage Lane to Cherry Tree Road behind Asda in Marton, at around 7.30pm yesterday, a spokeswoman for Lancashire Police said.

The road was closed for an hour while officers dealt with the crash and the cars were recovered.

Number three buses were diverted.