Portsmouth 'joyriders' crash scooter on busy Eastern Road outside pub

JOYRIDERS have crashed a ‘stolen’ scooter on a busy road and fled, witnesses have said.

Saturday, 27th February 2021, 2:51 pm
Updated Saturday, 27th February 2021, 3:18 pm

It happened at around 1pm in Eastern Road, outside the Good Companion pub in Portsmouth.

The aftermath was caught on video.

An onlooker said: ‘Two lads crashed into the island and ran off.

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A motorbike has crashed in Eastern Road, Portsmouth, on February 27 outside the Good Companion pub.

‘The bike and wheel were left spinning uncontrollably until a brave onlooker turned it off by the key.’

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The man, who did not want to be named, added: ‘Police and a fire engine were on scene in a matter of minutes from a call.’

A Southsea firefighter told The News: ‘It was some joyriders that had nicked a scooter and crashed it and left it.’

A motorbike has crashed in Eastern Road, Portsmouth, on February 27 outside the Good Companion pub.

Hampshire police have been contacted for more information.

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