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Driver ‘flees scene’ as car crashes at high speed in Bamber Bridge cul-de-sac

Posted on - 20th June, 2021 - 8:54pm | Author - | Posted in - Bamber Bridge, Crime, Preston News, Roads, South Ribble News
Edward Street crash Pic: Shane King
The car crashed where the road turns into a footpath Pic: Shane King

A driver is believed to have fled the scene after crashing into a parked vehicle at high speed in a Bamber Bridge cul-de-sac.

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The incident happened yesterday (Saturday 19 June) at the end of Edward Street, where the road turns into a footpath.

Residents reported hearing a ‘massive bang’ and estimated the car, a white Volkswagen Golf, could have been moving at 60mph.

Edward Street crash Pic: Shane King
The impact sent the parked car into a fence Pic: Shane King
Edward Street crash Pic: Shane King
A huge amount of damage was done Pic: Shane King
Edward Street crash Pic: Shane King
The airbag in the VW Golf was triggered Pic: Shane King

The car hit a parked vehicle, sending it into a nearby fence.

Eyewitnesses claimed to see the driver ‘staggering up the road covered in blood’.


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