A teenager has been seriously injured in a car crash, following a police chase in Kent.
Officers had tried to stop the silver Peugeot in Gravesend in the early hours of this morning. It then collided with a black Hyundai and crashed into several parked cars and a wall.
The police car was also damaged.
Of the five young men in the vehicle, three had to be cut free from the wreckage by the fire brigade. The driver is now in a stable condition in hospital, but his injuries are described as serious. The other four suffered minor injuries.
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Darent Valley Hospital: "She took decision to leave the hospital"
A statement from Darent Valley Hospital has been released concerning the death of a woman in a field nearby. Her body was discovered on Friday.
“We offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the lady who was killed in this tragic incident.
She came into the Emergency Department at Darent Valley late on Thursday evening, was assessed and was admitted to our Clinical Decisions Unit. Doctors advised her to stay in hospital for further treatment. However, she took the decision to leave the hospital.”
Post mortem results expected on woman killed by horse
The results of a post mortem examination are expected today after a woman was believed to have been killed by a horse in Kent. The body of the 53 year old, who was from Gravesend, was found in a field in Darenth Wood Road near to Darent Valley Hospital in Dartford.
A woman is believed to have been killed by a stallion in a field close to a hospital in Kent.
The 53-year-old's body was discovered in the field in Darenth Wood Road, near to Darent Valley Hospital, in Dartford.
A police spokesman said the death of the woman, from Gravesend, is not being treated as suspicious. He said the horse had not been put down following the discovery of the woman's body, although it's believed the stallion may have caused her death.
Kent Police are preparing a report for the coroner.