Pensioners hurt in three crashes

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A car driver ran from the scene of three crashes in Morecambe’s West End.

Police said a silver Rover 25 is believed to have collided with a Peugeot 307 at the Battery Heysham resulting in a 51-year-old Heysham man receiving minor injuries.

The Rover failed to stop at the scene and shortly afterwards collided with a number of parked vehicles on Westminster Road and Hampton Road.

The Rover is then understood to have re-entered Heysham Road at the junction of Furness Road where it collided with a Rover 600 resulting in a 72 -year -old driver and his 72 -year -old passenger both from the Wigan area receiving minor injuries.

The driver of the Rover 25 then ran from the scene towards the direction of the West End.

The driver is described as being white and aged in his late 20s with a thin build, short dark hair, narrow face and missing teeth.

He was described as wearing a black coat, jeans and a bright yellow necklace.

All three casualties were taken to The Royal Lancaster Infirmary where they were treated for neck, back and chest injuries.

All were released later that evening.

The collisions took place around 4.30pm on Good Friday, March 29.

PC Shaun Canning of the Road Policing Unit at Morecambe said: “I’d appeal to anybody that witnessed any of the collisions or with any information about the man responsible to come forward and contact Lancashire Police on 101.”

Call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.