Blackpool police officer and Audi driver injured in head-on crash

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A police officer and an Audi driver were injured in a crash in Blackpool at the weekend.

 

The head-on crash happened at the junction of Sherbourne Road and Claremont Road – a one-way street – at around 7.30pm on Saturday (August 7).

Both drivers suffered minor injuries and received treatment from ambulance crews at the scene, but no-one was taken to hospital.

Lancashire Police said its officer had not been responding to an emergency call at the time of the crash.

The head-on crash happened at the junction of Sherbourne Road and Claremont Road - a one-way street - at around 7.30pm on Saturday (August 7). Pic: GoogleThe head-on crash happened at the junction of Sherbourne Road and Claremont Road – a one-way street – at around 7.30pm on Saturday (August 7). Pic: Google

The force added that no-one has been arrested and the incident will not be referred to the IOPC (Independent Police Complaints Commission) for further investigation.

A police spokesman said: “We were called at around 7.35pm on Saturday (August 7) to a report of a collision in Blackpool.

“A police car and an Audi car had been involved in a collision close to the junction with Sherbourne Road and Claremont Road.

“The drivers of both vehicles suffered minor injuries.

“No arrests were made.”