Suspected drink-driver arrested after BMW crashes into Porsche Centre Preston

Posted on - 8th August, 2021 - 4:44pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston Docks, Preston News, Roads
The crashed BMW as seen from over the road Pic: Gareth Thomas Eckton
The BMW crashed shortly before 11pm on Saturday night Pic: Gareth Thomas Eckton

A 23-year-old man from Preston has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after a BMW crashed into the Porsche Centre Preston.


Police were called at around 10.55pm on Saturday (7 August) to a report of the collision.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said: “A BMW car had collided with the Porsche Centre showroom on Watery Lane with the driver reportedly making off from the scene.

“Following enquiries a man was arrested in the area a short time later.”

Photos of the scene show jagged glass surrounding the broken panes, and one of the window supports cutting into the car’s bonnet at the driver’s side.

The crashed BMW was covered in broken glass Pic: Gareth Thomas Eckton
The car and floor were covered in shattered glass Pic: Gareth Thomas Eckton

A video shared with Blog Preston showed the aftermath of the crash with emergency services in attendance at the scene.

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