11 people injured after car ploughs into bystanders at car meet

Flixborough Industrial Estate

Eleven people have been injured after a car ploughed into bystanders at a car meet in Scunthorpe.

Emergency services were called to the incident at Flixborough Industrial Estate at around 9:10pm on Saturday night.

Humberside Police say four people were seriously injured in the incident and one person is in a critical condition.

A 17-year-old was arrested at the scene and has been released under investigation for causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

Inspector John Rickells, Roads Policing at Humberside Police, said;

“Four of the eleven pedestrians injured in the collision are in hospitals across the region with significant injuries, one of whom remains in a critical condition. Our thoughts remain with them, their families and friends. 

"The 17 year old man arrested at the scene has been interviewed and released from custody. He remains under investigation for causing serious injury by dangerous driving. The driver of a second vehicle involved in the incident has now been arrested and is under investigation for causing serious injury by careless driving.

“I would like to pass my thanks on to the many members of the public who were present at the scene last night and those who have identified themselves as witnesses today. Please bear with us whilst we work through the vast amount of witness and CCTV enquiries.

“If you were a witness, or have footage of any vehicles involved in the car meet in Scunthorpe last night, and have yet to come forward, we are eager to speak to you."