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Appeal for witnesses after Ribbleton Lane crash

Posted on - 10th July, 2020 - 2:21pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston News, Ribbleton
The crash happened at around 10.45am on Wednesday and police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward
The crash happened at around 10.45am on Wednesday and police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. Pic: Lancashire Police

Police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage of a crash on RibbletonĀ Laneon Wednesday (July 8) to come forward.

The crash occurred close to the junction of Holman Street at around 10.45am and involved a white Iveco van and a stationary Peugeot van.

The Peugeot van collided with the shop front of Ribble Hardware and the Iveco van was driven from the scene, later being recovered by police.

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The stationary Peugeot collided with a store front
The stationary Peugeot collided with a store front. Pic: Lancashire Police

Det Con Richard Lenton, of Preston CID, said: “We would ask anyone who can help with our investigation to come forward.

“This incident happened on a busy road in broad daylight and I believe a number of people will have seen what happened.

“We are keen to find out exactly what took place and would urge anyone with dashcam footage to get in touch.”

No injuries were reported with the road re-opened a short time later.

Enquiries into the incident are on-going.

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Police ask that anyone with information should call 101 or email 5209@lancashire.pnn.police.uk quoting log 0353 of July 8.

Alternatively, you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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