Driver mounted pavement - three hurt

By Barrie Hudson - 21 June 2021


The police are continuing to appeal for witnesses after a car mounted a pavement in Swindon and three pedestrians were hurt.

The force says a red Vauxhall Astra was being driven erratically in Penhill Drive before the incident, which happened at about 7.15pm on Friday, June 18.

A spokesperson said: "The vehicle mounted the curb and struck three pedestrians and a parked car. A male pedestrian suffered a fractured ankle  and two women had minor injuries."

The vehicle was later found burnt out in Waggoner Close, Abbey Meads, Swindon.

The spokesperson added: “We are aware that numerous people witnessed this incident, which resulted in three people being injured. 

"This driver put numerous people at risk through his dangerous driving. We are appealing to anyone able to help identify whoever was responsible to contact us as a matter of urgency.” 

Witnesses are asked to call 101, quoting log 54210058819, or alternatively report anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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