Police helicopter deployed in Blackpool as couple flee Vauxhall Corsa after crashing into parked cars

A couple were seen fleeing a Corsa after it smashed into a row of parked cars in Blackpool last night (Wednesday, June 22).

By Matthew Calderbank
Thursday, 23rd June 2022, 10:03 am
Updated Thursday, 23rd June 2022, 10:13 am

Neighbours came running out of their homes after the crash in Bryan Road, off Whitegate Drive, shortly after 9pm.

Witnesses said a couple were seen getting out of the blue Vauxhall Corsa and making off on foot before police were called to the scene.

A black Renault Clio suffered serious damage with the impact forcing it onto the pavement where it nearly collided with another parked car.

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The Vauxhall Corsa crashed into parked cars in Bryan Road, off Whitegate Drive, on Wednesday night (June 22). Pic credit: Kyran Ainscough

Fortunately, no-one was injured.

A police helicopter was deployed to help search for the Corsa driver and passenger – a man and a woman – who fled the scene, but no arrests have been made at this stage.

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A police spokesman said: “It happened at shortly after 9pm last night. A Corsa collided with a parked car (a Clio) on Bryan Road and a couple made off from the Corsa.

The black Renault Clio was damaged after a Vauxhall Corsa smashed into it in Bryan Road, off Whitegate Drive, on Wednesday night (June 22). Pic credit: Kyran Ainscough

"No injuries and no arrests.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log 1451 of June 22.