(A reminder to those who condemn cycling as representing a ‘threat’, of the kind of damage that can be inflicted by just one vehicle – SE)
Teenager arrested after car crashes into crowd of people in Kent
Eighteen-year-old man in custody after Kent police witness collision on industrial estate in Rochester
Saturday 1 October 2016 13.56 BST
A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after a car ploughed into a crowd injuring 13 people on an industrial estate in Kent.
Kent police were called to reports of a disturbance involving “nuisance vehicles” in Sir Thomas Longley Road, Rochester, and witnessed a collision between a car and a number of pedestrians at 10.16pm on 30 September.
Four men, aged between 20 and 50, were taken to a London hospital with serious injuries but these are not reported to be life threatening, Kent police said. A further nine people were injured, five of whom were taken to a local hospital.
An 18-year-old man from Eltham, south-east London, was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and remains in custody.