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Man seriously hurt after suspected stolen moped crashes into lamppost in Fougeres Way, Ashford

An investigation has been launched after two people were hurt, one seriously, when a suspected stolen moped crashed into a lamppost. 

The incident happened just before midnight Thursday along Fougeres Way, in Ashford.

Police were called to the road following a report that a silver Honda moped had ploughed into the post. 

Two people were hurt after the moped collided with a lamppost
Two people were hurt after the moped collided with a lamppost

The rider, a man in his 20s, was taken to the William Harvey Hospital with serious injuries. 

He remains in a stable condition. 

The passenger, a woman in her 20s, was also taken to hospital with minor injuries. 

Earlier in the evening, officers had received a call to say a silver Honda moped had been stolen from Manor Way in Ashford, between 10.15pm and 11.58pm.

The incident happened just before midnight in Fougeres Way, Ashford
The incident happened just before midnight in Fougeres Way, Ashford

Following this, a 26-year-old woman, from Ashford, was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle. She had been bailed until Thursday, June 18 pending further inquiries. 

Police are now appealing for information about the incident. 

PC Elaine Cooper, from Kent Police, said: "This is an ongoing investigation and I would encourage anyone who witnessed the collision or saw the silver Honda moped prior to the incident to contact the police."

Witnesses are asked to call PC Cooper on 01843 222289, quoting reference ZY/014406/15, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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