Photo: Police divert traffic around the Passat involved in the collision(7pm).

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The emergency services were called to Preston New Road following a collision at around 5.30 this evening, Wednesday 2 September 2015.

A witness at the scene said:

“The Passat(above) was involved in a collision with a Vauxhall Astra which made off from the scene and was found Tarvin Close a short time later.

“Police told me that there were three men in the Astra.

“The police helicopter was was in the area and police on foot searching gardens”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact 101 or the Roads Policing Unit directly on  0151 777 5747


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