Lancashire County Council have spent an estimated £300,000 on repairing 520 vehicles in the last 10 years a Freedom of Information request has revealed. 

The repairs include, £130 for stolen fuel and work on an ambulance that had crashed into a bus.

The Lancashire Evening Post report:

Figures released by Lancashire County Council under the Freedom of Information Act show more than 520 incidents requireing repairs to council vehicles over the past decade.

An estimated £300,000-plus has been shelled out by the authority in that time on repairs to vans, cars, tippers, roller machines, chippers and other vehicles.

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