Young driver charged after escaping dramatic crash in Buckshaw Village

Police have charged a young driver after his vehicle left the road and plunged down an embankment.

Sunday, 29th August 2021, 9:31 am
Updated Sunday, 29th August 2021, 9:34 am
The car came to rest on its roof in the bushes (Photo: Lancs Road Police).

The motorist escaped from his overturned vehicle in Buckshaw Village unhurt.

Officers, who later reported him for driving without due care and attention, say he was lucky not to be injured.

They added that "excessive speed" was probably a factor in the car leaving the road.

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Lancashire Road Police tweeted: "Young driver loses control of vehicle and comes to rest down grass embankment in Buckshaw Village.

"Luckily driver not injured. Excess speed being a likely factor.

"Driver reported for driving without due care and attention."

Residents in Buckshaw Village say they have concerns about speeding motorists in the area.