At least 10 people have been injured after ‘boy racers’ drove into a crowd of people on the side of a road in Stevenage.
Footage on social media showed a car hurtling past another vehicle and smashing into youngsters at a car meet in the Hertfordshire town.
It sent the slower-moving car ploughing into another group of people on the other side of the road.
Witnesses said there were ‘at least 30’ emergency services on the scene in the aftermath of the horrific crash.
A major incident has been declared at Lister Hospital in Stevenage.
At least 10 people have been injured after ‘boy racers’ drove into a crowd of people on the side of a road in Stevenage
One report on social media said that at least 10 people had been hit with a large number of emergency services on the scene
Police at the scene tonight after the collision in which at least ten people are reported to have been injured
The collision took place near a Wickes DIY store on the A602 in Stevenage on Thursday evening.
A crowd of people was gathered on either side of a road watching vehicles come past.
One vehicle turned out from a side road, just seconds before the second, blue car came hurtling along at huge speed.
It clipped the slower vehicle, sending them both into pedestrians before the video cuts out.
A helicopter is reported to have arrived at the scene as casualties are taken to hospital.
The car meet was described on Facebook as an ‘extra special meet’ to raise money for families affected by stillbirth and miscarriage.
More to follow.
Ambulances and emergency vehicles on the scene in Stevenage tonight after two cars collided with spectators
Two vehicles were sent crashing into spectators in Stevenage after one of them clipped the other at a car meet