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Ribbleton man charged with drugs offence after Penwortham collision

Posted on - 22nd September, 2015 - 9:07pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, News, Penwortham
Carleton Drive where the collision took place

Carleton Drive where the collision took place

A Preston man has been charged with driving a vehicle whilst on drugs after a car collided with a pedestrian in Penwortham.

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Preston Police have dropped an initial charge of attempted murder but have charged Daniel Dacre, 30, of Heathfield Drive, Ribbleton, with driving a vehicle whilst unfit through drugs and possession of a Class B controlled drug – amphetamine.

The incident happened at the junction of Carleton Drive and the A59 in late June.

A 40-year-old man was taken to Royal Preston Hospital with head and leg injuries but has since recovered.

Dacre is due to appear at Preston Magistrates Court on Thursday 8 October.

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