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Gravesend man arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after car overturns onto roof in Parrock Road

20 August 2014
by Thom Morris

A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after a car ended up on its roof in a front garden.

The 53-year-old, from Gravesend, was quizzed by police after Monday’s crash.

Police were called to Parrock Road, Gravesend, at 9.40am after the silver Ford Focus flipped over.

The car overturned in a front garden in Gravesend. Picture @kelsbarham

The car overturned in a front garden in Gravesend. Picture: @kelsbarham

The passenger was freed from the car by firefighters and taken to King’s College Hospital in London by road.

He is in intensive care with serious injuries.

The driver was taken to Medway Maritime Hospital in Gillingham and has been released on bail until Thursday, October 16.

He has also been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving. 

The car has landed upside down in someone's front garden

The car landed upside down in a front garden

The scene on Parrock Road

The scene on Parrock Road

The car is now being taken away. Picture Ria Ramsey

The car being taken away from the scene. Picture: Ria Ramsey

The air ambulance attended, but was not needed.

Police closed the road between Shrubbery Road and Old Road East as investigations continued.

The car was removed later that day.

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