Car ploughs into pedestrians in Kent injuring thirteen

One teen arrested in relation to the Medway City Estate incident

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Car ploughs into pedestrians in Kent injuring thirteen

Thirteen people have been injured after a car ploughed into a group of pedestrians in Kent.

The accident actually happened in front of police officers who had been called to the scene in Rochester to deal with speeding drivers, reports the BBC.

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Sky News reports that over 20 ambulance staff attended the scene, with the most seriously injured being sent King's College Hospital in London.

It is not believed that any of the injuries are life-threatening.

One 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident, which happened at the Medway City Estate on Friday night.

A police spokesman said in statement: "We are conducting numerous enquiries into this incident and would like to speak to anyone with information who has not yet spoken to officers.

"A lot of people were in the area at the time and we believe that some of them may have video or pictures of the collision.

"I would like to encourage anyone with footage to get in contact with us as it could be vital for our investigation.

"We can be contacted on 01622 798538. When calling this number, please quote reference 30-1553."

The South East Coast Ambulance service tweeted updates about the incident.




Kent999s also shared pictures and information on the incident.