Lytham St. Anne’s News reported last night (14.07.21) that Police had arrested a Tesco van driver on Ballam Road. Today Police have confirmed that they were were alerted to a Tesco van that had crashed into multiple cars in Agnew Street, Lytham at around 3.15 p.m. Officers were immediately tasked with tracking down the van which was soon spotted three miles away on Ballam Road, where the driver was stopped outside Peel Hall Business Park.
Lancashire Police said a 47-year-old man from Cleveleys has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving. He remains in custody this morning, 15th July, 2021.
The force said the van is not believed to have been stolen.
A Police spokesperson said, ‘We were called around 3.15pm yesterday (Wednesday, July 14) to a report a delivery van had been involved in a collision with a number of vehicles close to Agnew Street, Lytham Following a search of the area a man was later detained by Police in Peel Road in connection with the incident. A 47-year-old man from Cleveleys was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving and is in custody.’
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