Audi driver arrested after car drove into school gate

Police have arrested the driver of a red Audi that was plowing into the gate of a school in Louth.

Rescue services were present when the Audi collided with metal fences on North Holme Road around 1.45am today.

The East Midlands Ambulance Service was treating two teenagers who were injured when the car left the road and tore down the fence.

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The driver fled the scene but was later arrested by police after checking the vehicle’s registration and ownership.

The man, 20, was remanded in custody by Lincolnshire Police.



The single-car collision with a red Audi happened on North Holme Road, Louth
The single-car collision with a red Audi happened on North Holme Road, Louth

A police spokesman said two teenagers were taken to hospital but were not seriously injured.

The officers appeal to anyone who may have seen the car prior to the collision and witnessed the way it was driven.

Emergency services secured the academy’s perimeter fence.

One resident said, “We were woken by the loud bang, and then everyone showed up. Luckily, it looked like no one had been badly injured. It could have been a lot worse.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information can call Lincolnshire Police on 101 and report incident number 22 on Wednesday 29 December.

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