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Appeal after Preston collision

Friday, July 10, 2020

We are appealing for witnesses and anyone with dashboard mounted camera footage to come forward following a collision in Preston. 

We were called around 10.45am on Wednesday (July 8) to reports of a collision on Ribbleton Lane, close to the junction with Holman Street.

A white Iveco van had been involved in a collision with a stationary Peugeot van, with the Peugeot then colliding with the shop front of Ribble Hardware.

The Iveco van was driven from the scene and later recovered.

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

A man was later arrested in connection with the incident and enquiries are on-going.

Police are appealing for information and urging any witnesses, or motorists with dash cam footage, to come forward.

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.”

If you can help us please call 101 or email [email protected] quoting log 0353 of July 8.

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

A 40-year-old man from Preston has been arrested on suspicion of assault and released on bail.

 


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