Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

Moment Of Crash That Left 17 Injured

police 1
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

7:01am 30th July 2014

Video has emerged of the moment a car ploughed into a crowd in Plymouth leaving 17 people hurt.

A teenager from south-east Cornwall is out on bail - after being questioned on suspicion of dangerous driving.

Pirate FM has decided not to share the film - since it includes the moment a twelve year old, amongst others, is injured.

The film starts with some of the cars at the legal "cruising" event, where owners show the power of their modified vehicles.

But then something goes wrong and a car runs into the crowd, with gasps and shouts heard from onlookers.

Everyone is now out of hospital.

Police are trying to find witnesses to what happened on Tavistock Road over the weekend.

They would particularly like to speak to anyone who may have recorded footage of the collision on their mobile phone or other devices.
 
Chief Inspector Ben Deer, head of local policing in Plymouth, said: “This event was a legal gathering of like-minded car enthusiasts on private land.
 
“Such gatherings happen regularly in the Force and are generally well-behaved and law abiding, passing without incident. On this occasion a very unfortunate incident has occurred and 17 people have been injured.
 
“This event is of concern and local officers will be working with the landowner to ensure public safety is paramount and reduce any risk surrounding such events in the future.
 
“We do receive and monitor intelligence about events of this nature. If criminal activity takes place, and where evidence is available, we will always take the necessary enforcement action.
 
“We are investigating this incident and we would like to hear from anyone who has information about the events before and after the collision. We are particularly keen to hear from anyone who may have filmed the events of the night on a phone or other device.”
 
Witnesses are urged to contact Plymouth Serious Collisions Investigation Unit by telephoning 101, quoting log 1025 of 26 July 2014.

7:01am 30th July 2014

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
josh ladd penzance bus stop crash

PHOTOS: Appeal for teen injured in bus stop crash

Josh's mum said it was her "worst nightmare"

a38 crash

One person in hospital after A38 crash

A car ended up on its roof near Liskeard

Most read
car at porth

PHOTOS: Car crashes onto Cornish beach

The air ambulance has landed at Porth

a30 diesel spill

UPDATE: Diesel spill blocks busy Cornwall road

A lorry reportedly hit a manhole on the A30

Top articles

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

Westminster attack: Murdered officer named as PC Keith Palmer

National News: A police officer who was among four victims of a terror attack in Westminster has been named as PC Keith Palmer.

UPDATE: Body found on popular Cornish beach

Cornwall News: Police say death at Watergate Bay 'isn't suspicious'

Kesha suffers another setback in court battle with Dr Luke

Showbiz News: Singer Kesha has lost another round in her legal battle against record producer Dr Luke, who she accused of rape and abuse.

Westminster attack: social media unites #wearenotafraid #prayforlondon

World News: Social media users around the world have united in a show of support for the people of Britain following the terror attack in London that left at least three victims dead.

Cornish Pirates Set For 'Tricky Customer'

Cornwall News: They are playing Nottingham in a New Year's Eve clash

Nicole Kidman explains her Oscars 'seal clapping' was to protect a ring

Strange News: Nicole Kidman has explained her "awkward" seal-like clapping during the Oscars ceremony last month.

Newer article

Plymouth Swimmer Takes Gold

Cornwall News: Ben Proud won two gold medals at the Commonwealth Games.

Older article

Four Children Rescued From Sea

Cornwall News: Lifeboat crew and lifeguards go to rescue bodyboarders in Newquay

Cornwall's Pirate FMPirate Extra Footer LogoEscape to Cornwall radioLoveCornwall.com - The Cornish Business DirectoryPirate Education and Training

 

© Copyright Pirate FM

Pirate FM cannot be held responsible for the content of external links.