Car crashes into ditch during police chase

A motorist tried to get away from police when officers tried to pull him over earlier this morning.

Sunday, 30th April 2017, 11:29 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 7:06 pm
There was an unsuccessful getaway for this driver (Pic: Lancashire Road Police)
There was an unsuccessful getaway for this driver (Pic: Lancashire Road Police)

But they had an unsuccessful getaway after crashing their silver BMW down an embankment in Ribbleton.

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Lancashire's Road Policing Unit tweeted this picture shortly before 2am and said: "Driver of this car was prepared to drive into a ravine in Ribbleton rather than stop for #ST33.

"Not worth it just for no documents! #T2RPU"

It was not immediately known whether the driver was arrested.