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Two men and three teenagers have now been arrested after a car, which failed to stop for police, hit a motorcyclist before crashing into a wall in Margate.
Officers were called to reports of a suspicious vehicle in St Peter's Road just after 6.30pm last night.
The Focus failed to stop and drove a short distance into College Road before hitting a motorcyclist and then a brick wall.
The motorcyclist was taken to hospital with a serious leg injury.
One man was arrested nearby, while three others fled.
A 20-year-old from Sydenham, a 19-year-old from Lee, an 18-year-old from Woolwich and a 16-year-old from Gravesend are all in police custody. A 37-year-old Margate man was also arrested on Friday in connection with the incident and remains in custody.
Officers from the Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for witnesses.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call 01622 798538 quoting reference 27-1385.
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