Man arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after car crashes into shop on Medway City Estate, Strood
A car crashed into a shop
on the Medway City Estate in Strood. Picture: Medway Undercover
A man arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after
a car crashed into a shop has been released on bail.
Police and fire crews were called to Medway City Laptops on Sir
Thomas Longley Road on the Medway City Estate at around 8:30pm on
The front of the shop was completely destroyed in the smash
involving a Ford Mondeo ST 200.
The driver, a 20-year-old man from Bexley, suffered minor
Two women, thought to be in their early 20s, who were in the car
also suffered minor injuries.
Medway City Estate, where
drivers meet at weekends
Young drivers often gather there at weekends to show off their
In a recent operation on the estate, a team of neighbourhood
officers and special constables from Kent Police performed checks
on vehicles, gave road safety advice and ensured cars were
Police say there has been a marked increase in the number of
vehicles there, which is reflected in the number of calls about
noise and anti-social behaviour.
The calls included reports of cars speeding on the roads with
large numbers of people on the kerbside watching.
The man arrested was released on bail until March 18.
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