Motorists in Lichfield are being warned about a potential ‘crash for cash’ operation taking place.

The Walsall Road near the traffic island at Pipe Hill. Picture: Google Streetview

Police say they have been contacted about drivers acting suspiciously along the Walsall Road towards the Pipe Hill traffic island.

PCSO Alyx Hart said:

“There are concerns that some of these vehicles are attempting a ‘crash for cash’ collision. 

“Please be vigilant while driving on this road – if you do see anything suspicious please contact us and provide as much detail as you can about the vehicle including registration, make and model of the vehicle and colour. 

“Local officers are aware and will be monitoring the area on their daily patrols.”

PCSO Alyx Hart, Staffordshire Police

Anyone with information can contact police on 101.

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4 Comments

  1. I was involved in an accident this week and I think the car in front of me was a possible target. I have reported it to the police but they advised me there was nothing they could do.

  2. My husband had the same happen just over a week ago he didn’t have his phone on him at the time but the other person wrote down his tel number and car reg we have not heard back from the other person after calling and leaving numerous messages? snd his car is not registered ??? so we just can’t understand it? we tried to contact police too , we have contacted our insurance company there is £2,000 damage to my husbands vehicle !!

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