A man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a car struck several pedestrians on the Blackpool seafront.
Police were called at 5.25am on Saturday to report that a red Peugeot had run over a small group of people near the North Pier.
Officers attended and the vehicle was followed and then controlled detained on a residential street when the driver fled the scene.
Following a search in the area, a 30-year-old man from Manchester was arrested shortly thereafter on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in custody.
The group of pedestrians also left the scene and it is unknown exactly what their injuries are, or if they went to the hospital.
The police are urging them to get in touch.
Lancashire Police Insp Abi Finch-Hall said: “We want to make sure that pedestrians who were hit by the vehicle are safe and ask them to contact us.
“Despite the early hour, there were several pedestrians in the area at the time of the incident.
“We believe that there are also witnesses with whom the police have not yet spoken.
“If you were there at this time, if you saw anything, or think you can help in any way, please reach out to us to help with our inquiries.”
Anyone with information should contact the police at 101 or email 6126lancashire.police.uk quoting registration 0338 as of Saturday (July 24).