Driver charged after pedestrians injured in Blackpool

Detectives have now charged a man with a number of offences after Skoda estate was driven towards pedestrians in Blackpool on Saturday, leaving three women injured.

Jake Hartley, 19, of Rochdale Road, Todmorden, has been charged with: attempted Section 18 wounding; three offences of Section 47 assault; dangerous driving; driving over the prescribed limit of alcohol; driving otherwise than in accordance with a licence; driving without insurance and possession of a weapon capable of incapacitation.

He will appear at Blackpool Magistrates’ Court on Monday morning (April 16th).

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