Man collides with taxi as he runs away from police in central Preston

A man has been taken to hospital after he collided with a taxi as he made off from the scene of a crime, say police.

Thursday, 20th April 2017, 10:16 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:30 pm
Police were called to reports of an altercation on Warwick Street in the centre of Preston at around 10.35pm on 19 April. Pic: Googlemaps

Police were called to reports of an altercation on Warwick Street in the centre of Preston at around 10.35pm on 19 April.

A spokesman for Lancshire Police said: "We were called around 10.35pm yesterday following reports of an altercation in Preston.

"Officers attended and detained three men in Warwick Street.

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"One of the men made off on foot from the scene and was involved in a collision with a taxi in Walker Street."

The man suffered injuries to his head and stomach and was taken to Royal Preston Hospital for treatment.