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BMW driver arrested after police chase at Preston Docks

Posted on - 30th September, 2017 - 9:45pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, Preston News, Riversway
The scene of the crash in Ashton-on-Ribble Pic: LancsRoadPolice
The scene of the crash in Ashton-on-Ribble Pic: LancsRoadPolice

A BMW driver has been arrested following a police chase in Preston on Saturday (30 September).

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The car collided with a traffic light at the Pedders Lane junction at Preston Docks.

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Lancashire Police gave chase along the A583 Watery Lane from Lea Gate and the car crashed near the Space Centre.

The incident took place around 7pm and the 30-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drug driving, driving while disqualified and for failing to stop for a police vehicle.

Read more: Preston Docks to mark 125 years since it was completed

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Where the crash took place is the same junction where Christopher Scott, 32, died in May this year when he was hit by a van.

Temporary lights are in place at the Pedders Lane/Watery Lane junction.

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