Man arrested after two cars collide in Heysham

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A man has been arrested and police are appealing for witnesses after a two-car collision in Heysham.

The collision happened at about 4.50pm on Sunday, March 31 in Moneyclose Lane when a Vauxhall Corsa travelling from Princess Alexandra Way towards the Ocean Edge caravan park was involved in a collision with a Ford Fiesta driving in the opposite direction.

The driver of the Vauxhall Corsa, an 80-year-old woman from Heysham, and a passenger, a 57-year-old woman also from Heysham, suffered serious injuries and were taken to hospital. Their injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

The driver of the Fiesta, a 33-year-old man from Northampton, suffered suspected fractures.

He was also treated at hospital and has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving.

Sgt Lee Harris, of Tac Ops, said: “This was a serious collision which resulted in some significant injuries and I would appeal for any witnesses, anyone who has any dashcam footage, or anyone with information which could assist, to come and speak to us.”

Anyone who can help should contact police on 101 quoting log number 0987 of March 31st.