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Police in Lancashire are appealing to anyone who knows who was driving this car to contact them:
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It's after a crash in Blackpool last night, which left three people seriously injured.
Somebody knows who the driver was and where they are. If you have a conscience, call us.
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Concerns are growing for a missing woman from Blackpool who is around eight months pregnant.
35-year-old Lillian Kimber was last seen at Blackpool Victoria Hospital on 31st July. She was reported missing to police on 7th August.
She has shoulder length blonde hair and was last seen wearing a grey hooded top, black leggings and metallic sandals. She usually carries a large pink handbag.
PC Sarah Barnes, of Blackpool Police, said:
Lillian has not been seen for quite some time and we are extremely concerned for her. We estimate she will be around eight months pregnant now, so will be fairly distinctive-looking.
"Anybody who sees her, or knows where she may be is asked to contact us as soon as possible.
"Lillian, if you see this appeal, please get in touch to let us know you are safe."
- Anyone with information should call 101 quoting log number 868 of 7th August.
A much heralded Blackpool water fountain is set to remain dry during one of the hottest summer's on record.Read the full story ›