Driver arrested after car flips over in street

A driver was arrested after rolling his car on a main road.

Tuesday, 11th April 2017, 2:47 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:38 pm
The car flipped over in Thornton
The car flipped over in Thornton

Police were called to Fleetwood Road North in Thornton at around 10pm on Monday following reports of a crash.

On arrival they found a white hatchback on its roof in the road.

The accident happened close to the Gardener's Arms pub.

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Police said the driver had fled the scene but was arrested a short time later.

The road was closed while the car was recovered. Bus services were diverted in the area.

Lancashire Police has been unable to provide any further details on the incident.