Teen arrested and two people hospitalised after car crashes during police chase in Lancashire

A teenager who injured two people after crashing his car during a police pursuit in Blackburn has been arrested.

By Sean Gleaves
Thursday, 26th August 2021, 7:11 pm
Updated Thursday, 26th August 2021, 7:12 pm

The boy, aged 17, smashed into a second vehicle in Whalley New Road following a "short pursuit" at around 1.35pm today (August 26).

He was arrested "in relation to a number of driving offences," police said.

The driver and front seat passenger of the second vehicle were taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital.

A teenager has been arrested following a police pursuit in Blackburn.

Officers said their injuries are not serious.

"Surrounding roads were closed to allow investigation work to take place but they have all since reopened," a spokesman for Lancashire Police added.

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