Man charged after pedestrians struck by car on Blackpool promenade

The man is due to appear at Blackpool Magistrates’ Court on Monday morning.

An aerial view of Blackpool Tower and beach (Peter Byrne/PA)
An aerial view of Blackpool Tower and beach (Peter Byrne/PA)

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a car struck a number of pedestrians on Blackpool promenade.

Lancashire Police on Sunday said that Adam Clarke, 30, of Arnfield Road, Stockport, has also been charged with common assault and dangerous driving.

Police were called at 5.25am on Saturday to reports a red Peugeot had driven at a small group of people on Blackpool North Pier.

Clarke is due to appear at Blackpool Magistrates’ Court on Monday morning.

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