One of the 11 hurt is fighting for their life, while another three received “significant injuries” in the accident, which happened at a car meet near Sunthorpe. A 17-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving.
A witness who watched a vehicle plough into bystanders during a car meet compared it to a “horr*r scene”.Out of 11 people hurt in the crash, one is in a critical condition, while three others were left with serious injuries.
The accident happened on the Flixborough Industrial Estate, near Scunthorpe last night (Saturday).Speaking to Grimsby Live, the witness said: “All of a sudden there was a big bang. We saw a woman go flying off the bonnet of the car and end up underneath it. It was like a horror scene, something I never want to see again.”
A 17-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.Police stressed their investigations were at an early stage and appealed for witnesses to come forward.
Pictures shared with Scunthorpe and Grimsby Live showed a police cordon and a damaged red car, thought to be a Ford Fiesta, at the scene of the accident.Police retained a presence on the estate this morning, where tyre marks, debris and other evidence of an accident could be seen.
The witness, who asked not to be named, said the event, called the Scunthorpe Car Meet, had “started well” at the M&S car park in the town, where various tyre marks could be seen today.”Vehicles then moved to the Flixborough estate where he described some drivers “getting carried away and showing off”.