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Police appeal to trace missing Wesley Thomasson after high-speed crash

Posted on - 30th October, 2016 - 1:06pm | Author - | Posted in - Broughton, Crime, News
Wesley Thomasson is missing after a car ended up on its roof just off the M6 Pic: LancsRoadPolice

Wesley Thomasson is missing after a car ended up on its roof just off the M6 Pic: LancsRoadPolice

A man who crashed off the motorway after a police chase with speeds of up to 120mph is being sought.

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Lancashire Police have launched a search for Wesley Thomasson, from Bolton, was involved in a collision which left an Audi A4 overturned in a field to the north of Preston.

It came off the M6 at Junction 33 in the early hours of Friday morning (October 28).

The car had been seen earlier by police travelling northbound on the motorway near Preston doing speeds of more than a tonne.

The car was discovered on its roof in a field with no occupants inside.

Police are now concerned for the welfare of Mr Thomasson, 26, who is believed to have been driving the vehicle and who could have been injured in the collision.

Inspector Lukmaan Mulla, of Lancaster Police, said: “Our primary concern is for Wesley’s wellbeing and I would urge anyone who sees him or knows where he might be to get in touch with us.

“I would also appeal directly to Wesley himself to contact us if he sees this appeal to let us know he is ok.

“I would stress that while we would wish to speak to him about what has gone on our priority is to establish his whereabouts and make sure he is alright.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Lancashire Police on 101. Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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