Police hunt driver after car smashes through bus stop in late-night Burnley crash

Police want to speak with the driver of a BMW M3 after they fled the scene of a crash in Burnley.

Thursday, 18th June 2020, 4:07 pm
Updated Thursday, 18th June 2020, 4:14 pm
Police are looking for the driver of this BMW M3. Photo: Pete Wren

Officers were called to the junction of Colne Road and Brennand Street at around midnight on Wednedsay when a car ploughed through a bus stop and a 20mph sign after losing control.

There were no other cars involved, and no injuries were reported.

A spokesman for the police said: "We were called close to midnight to a crash on Colne Road.

"It looks like a car has come off the road and gone into a lamp post and a bus stop.

"There were no other vehicles involved and no injuries have been reported to us.

"The driver has left the scene.

"We are now looking to speak with the driver of the BMW so if anyone has any information that could assist with our enquiries they are asked to call 101 quoting log number 1701 of June 17."