Terrifying moment car PLOUGHS into crowd leaving teenage girl & woman seriously hurt – as boy, 17, is arrested | The Sun
THIS terrifying crash left four injured after a car ploughed into a crowd of onlookers at a car meet.
The blue sports car skidded around a roundabout before losing control on the exit in Portsmouth, Hants – as onlookers watched in panic.
Witnesses screamed in horror as the souped-up Mazda MX5 mounted a grass verge and smashed into a huddle of people.
A teenage girl and woman in her 20s suffered serious injuries and are being supported by their families in hospital.
Two other people were hurt at the event involving at least 50 cars.
Police arrested a boy, 17, from nearby Fareham, on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving. He remains in custody.
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Officers were called to the serious collision around midnight on Saturday and were seen bundling a suspect into the back of a police van.
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Constabulary’s Roads Policing Unit tweeted: “Following the events that unfolded at a car gathering in Portsmouth this evening we are looking for witnesses, especially those with video footage.
“Four people are being treated for their injuries, the most serious is in a stable condition supported by her family.”
The force has already been sent multiple videos of the crash and is appealing for more witnesses to come forward.
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A spokesman added: “It is important to remember vehicles being driven in an anti-social manner, especially where there is a large gathering of people and vehicles, is a risk to public safety.
“We know this is a concern to our communities and we will take action against anyone found to be breaching the law.”
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