A driver has been arrested after crashing into two parked cars.

The incident happened yesterday (June 2) when the motorist failed to stop for police in Accrington.

The driver then proceeded to crash into two parked cars before running off from the scene.

Lancs Road Police say the oldest member of their team - an officer aged 50 - then chased the driver and detained them in a field.

They were arrested for numerous offences, say police.

Speaking of the incident on Twitter, a spokesperson for Lancs Road Police said: "This vehicle has failed to stopped for officers in Accrington. After crashing into two parked cars the driver has run off.

"Not put off due to being 50, the oldest member of the team has given chase and detained the driver in a field. Arrested for numerous offences."

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