Five seriously injured after two cars crash into spectators at car meet

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The crash happened on Whisby Road, in Lincoln. (Google Maps)
The crash happened on Whisby Road, in Lincoln. (Google Maps)

A high-speed crash at a car meet in Lincoln has seriously injured four people and left one person fighting for their life.

Emergency crews were called to Whisby Road on Friday after two vehicles collided with spectators before leaving the road and ending in ditches.

Police are appealing for witnesses to contact them and are particularly interested in any recorded footage of the incident at around 10.16pm.

Lincolnshire Police said in a statement: “The drivers of both cars and three pedestrians injured in the incident were taken to hospital, and one pedestrian remains in a critical condition.”

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Police have asked witnesses for recorded footage of the car meet. (Getty)

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Detective Superintendent Peter Grayson, added: “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.

“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.”

The stretch of road was closed until around 8.30am on Sunday.

Paramedics, fire crews, the air ambulance, and the Coast Guard helicopter all attended the incident.

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