Arrests Made In Preston & Claton-le-Woods On Conspiracy To Murder Alison McBlaine

Three people have been arrested at addresses in Preston and Clayton-le-Moors in connection with the death of a woman last year.

Alison McBlaine, a 36-year-old woman, died in Royal Preston Hospital on November 21st, 2019, after she was hit by a car.

According to authorities, a Fiat Punto Grande mounted the pavement before hitting Alsion and another pedestrian who was also injured in the incident.

Alison was hit at 7.48pm on Tuesday, November 19th, on Whalley Banks at the junction with Pearson Street.

Shortly after the collision, police said they believed that the collision was deliberate, and appeal for any useful footage from the public.

Three men were initially arrested by police the same week as the incident, all believed to be from Blackburn.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said, “Those arrested are: a 27-year-old woman and a 62-year-old man on suspicion of Conspiracy to Murder x 2 and a 25-year-old man on suspicion of assisting an offender and arson.

“They were arrested at addresses in Clayton le Moors and Preston and remain in custody.

“Ms McBlaine, 36, sadly passed away on November 21st last year in hospital following a serious collision around 7.45pm on November 19th on King Street/Whalley Banks at the junction with Pearson Street in Blackburn.

“Detectives believe a car, a Fiat Punto Grande, mounted the pavement before colliding with Ms McBlaine and a second pedestrian, a man aged 26 and from Blackburn. He sustained serious injuries.

“Four people have already been charged in connection with Ms McBlaine’s death.”

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