Five injured after two vehicles crash into pedestrians at car meet

One person is fighting for life and four others are seriously injured after two vehicles ploughed into pedestrians at car meet

  • Two drivers and three pedestrians have been badly injured after crash in Lincoln
  • Two cars crashed into a large crowd at car meet and then drove away last night 
  • Lincolnshire Police say pedestrian currently fighting for life in a critical condition
  • Police are appealing for witnesses to the crash to come forward with information

One person is fighting for life while four others have been seriously injured after cars ploughed into pedestrians at high speed during a car meet in Lincoln.

Police closed the road and the five injured people were rushed to hospital for treatment after the crash which took place in Whisby Road, Lincoln, at about 10pm last night.

It is understood the car meet was being held in memory of someone who had previously died in a car crash, according to the Sun.

The crash involved two cars which hit the pedestrians before they drove off and ended up in ditches at a second scene.

Five people are in hospital with serious injuries after two cars ploughed into a crowd at a car meet in Lincoln last night. Pictured: the meet (it is unknown which cars were involved)


Incident took place at a car meet-up (pictured) for someone who had previously died in a crash

Two of those injured are understood to be the drivers of the two cars involved in the crash and police have confirmed that one pedestrian remains in a critical condition.

Investigators have said the cars were travelling at high speed at the time of the crash and they are appealing for witnesses to come forward. 

Detective Superintendent Peter Grayson, of Lincolnshire Police, said: ‘This is a very serious collision with profound physical consequences for those injured.

‘The event had a large crowd, and we would like to speak to anyone who has not yet been spoken to as part of our investigations.

Two of those injured at the event (pictured) are understood to be the drivers of the two cars involved in the crash and police confirmed that one pedestrian remains in a critical condition

Lincolnshire Police, fire and paramedics rushed to Whisby Road in Lincoln (pictured)

‘We would also like to hear from anyone who was in the area that evening, and witnessed the incident, the gathering, or has dashcam or mobile phone footage of the incident itself.

‘We have been on scene since just after 10.15pm last night, and will remain in the area during today as we carry out our initial enquiries.’

Police, EMAS, fire crews, the air ambulance, and the Coast Guard helicopter all attended and the stretch of road was closed until around 8.30am this morning.

If you have were at the incident and have video footage which can help with this incident, contact Lincolnshire Police by calling 101 and quoting incident 491 of August 21. 

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