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Car crashes into homes in Darwin Avenue Maidstone and ends up embedded in a skip and wall

By Lynn Cox

A car has crashed into some homes and ended up embedded in a skip and a wall.

Police were called earlier this evening after the car ended up crashing into the skip and the wall outside a house.

It is understood the driver and a passenger were taken away by police officers.

A car which ended up embedded in the skip. Picture Roger Wilkins
A car which ended up embedded in the skip. Picture Roger Wilkins

Witnesses reported seeing a large amount of police cars and a fire engine at the scene.

It is understood the grey car hit two houses in Darwin Avenue, Maidstone, before hitting the skip and the wall.

It is not known at this stage if anyone has been injured as a result of the smash.

Police and firefighters were called to the scene after the crash. Picture: Roger Wilkins
Police and firefighters were called to the scene after the crash. Picture: Roger Wilkins

It is understood the crash caused damage to a gas supply in one property.

And damage was also caused to a property in nearby Ruskin Grove.

Witnesses said a woman was driving the vehicle and a man was in the passenger seat.

One man who didn't want to be named said: "After hitting the skip the driver tried to drive off but someone took the keys out of the car.

"There were at least nine police cars two fire engines a police truck.

Fire crews were also called to the scene. Roger Wilkins
Fire crews were also called to the scene. Roger Wilkins

"Both were restrained by the police and have been taken away and at least two properties have been damaged."

Kent Police has been approached for a comment.

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