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Woman arrested after person hit in Leyland drink-driving crash

Posted on - 30th May, 2021 - 9:53pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Leyland, Preston News, South Ribble News
The car after the crash Pic: South Ribble Police
The car after the crash Pic: South Ribble Police

A woman has been arrested after crashing her car in Leyland while over the drink-drive limit.

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Airbags were deployed and the woman wasn’t injured. Fortunately there were no serious injuries to the person she hit.

Sergeant Atkinson from South Ribble Police said: “This photograph shows the outcome from a female arrested and charged for driving over the prescribed limit with alcohol at Leyland Train Station.

“Great team working by Lancashire Police, British Transport Police, and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service to ensure the vehicle and location was made safe.”

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Sergeant Atkinson reminded people of the need to arrange alternative transport if they are planning to drink.

“Although we want our communities to enjoy the good weather, we do want people to be safe and cannot stress enough the importance of not using a vehicle when you are intoxicated or planning your outings by using taxis if you want to drink.”


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