Casualty taken to hospital after Devonshire Road hit and run crash

The casualty had been rushed to hospital after being freed from a car wreck by firefighters in Devonshire Road at 7.55pm.

Police said the driver and a passenger of a grey Volkswagen Golf fled the scene after a crash with a white Peugeot, leaving its driver injured at the scene.

Two ambulances attended and the casualty was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital for treatment, but police said the injuries are not believed to be serious.

Emergency services at the scene of the Devonshire Road crash last night (June 29). Pics by Danny Cronin

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A police spokesman said: “We were contacted at shortly before 8pm to a report that a VW Golf and a Peugeot had collided on Devonshire Road, Blackpool.

“Emergency services attended and the road was closed while the incident was dealt with.

“The occupants of the Golf made off from the scene and enquiries are on-going to trace them.

“There were no serious injuries.”

A Volkswagen Golf and a Peugeot were involved in the collision. Pics By Danny Cronin

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service added: “Two fire engines from Blackpool attended a road traffic collision involving two vehicles.

“Firefighters used stabilisation equipment to assist ambulance crews in treatment of one casualty who was subsequently taken to hospital.”

North West Ambulance Service has been approached for comment.

Blackpool Gazette