Women ‘could have been killed’ after stolen car smashes into them in Fareham

TWO WOMEN ‘could have been killed’ after a stolen car smashed into them before driving off, according to firefighters.

Saturday, 4th May 2019, 11:39 pm
Fire crews attended
Fire crews attended

The crash on St Michael’s Grove in Fareham at 4pm on a busy Friday afternoon saw three cars involved in the pile-up after the driver of the stolen car lost control.

Despite crashing, the driver of the vehicle then sped off before the car was found dumped nearby.

A woman in her 40s needed emergency medical treatment at the scene but is not thought to have gone to hospital.

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Another lady was also caught up in the collision who needed treatment.

A spokesperson for Gosport Fire Station, who attended the scene and treated the females, said: ‘The woman was in shock and needed emergency medical care. Another lady had to be treated, though she was in a less serious state.

‘The stolen car crashed into the female drivers before making off and dumping the car.

‘It was lucky no one was killed, it could easily have been a fatal accident especially at the time of day with it very busy and lots of children about after school.’