Police car crashes at traffic lights in Cleveleys

A police car was involved in a crash with another car in Cleveleys yesterday evening (Sunday, April 25).

Monday, 26th April 2021, 11:03 am
Updated Monday, 26th April 2021, 11:24 am

The crash happened at the traffic lights for Amounderness Way and West Drive shortly after 7pm, where the junction was closed until 9.30pm.

Pictures from the scene show a police car with serious damage to its front and a silver Fiat Panda that had overturned from the impact of the crash.

An ambulance attended and treated casualties at the scene for minor injuries, but no-one was taken to hospital.

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An overturned car at the scene of the crash in Amounderness Way, Cleveleys shortly after 7pm last night (Sunday, April 25)
An overturned car at the scene of the crash in Amounderness Way, Cleveleys shortly after 7pm last night (Sunday, April 25)

Lancashire Police say an investigation into the cause of the crash is underway, but no-one has been arrested.

A police spokesman said: "It looks like a minor injury collision between a police car and another car.

"We were called at around 7.05pm last night (Sunday). The road was closed until around 9.30pm. Paramedics attended but no serious injuries. Enquiries are ongoing."

An ambulance spokesman added: "We attended the scene of a crash in Amounderness Way, but it doesn’t look like we’ve taken anyone to hospital. Minor injuries only".

The damaged police car which was involved in a crash in Amounderness Way, Cleveleys which shut the road between 7pm and 9.30pm last night (Sunday, April 25)

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It was the second crash involving a police car at the weekend.

Pictures from the scene show a huge emergency services' response, with more than 10 police vehicles, ambulances and fire engines in attendance.

Two police officers were injured and one of them had to be extricated out of the stricken van by fire crews before being taken to hospital by ambulance.

Both officers are now at home after suffering minor injuries.

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