Suspected drink-driver 'lucky to be alive' after ploughing through lamppost and concrete bollards in Thornton
A "drink-driver" hurtled through a lamppost and concrete bollards before narrowly missing a bus stop in Thornton.
Armed officers were called to assist Wyre Police following the incident near the Gardeners Arms pub in Fleetwood Road North last night (May 30).
The motorist - who was reportedly over the drink-driving limit - smashed through a lampost and six concrete bollards before narrowly missing a bus shelter.
Dramatic images released by police show the grey Mercedes suffered significant damage in the collision, causing the airbags to deploy.
Debris was also left strewn across the pub's car park, along with oil or petrol which had leaked from the car.
"Amazingly lucky nobody was seriously injured," a spokesman for Lancashire Police said.
"Don’t drink and drive."
Lancashire Police have been approached for more details.
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