Stone throwers cause car crash

POLICE are hunting a group of four who caused an accident by throwing stones from a bridge.

The accident happened near the footbridge in Springlands Way, Sudbury, at about 5.30pm on Monday.

Four youths were seen throwing strones and a bottle from the footbridge shortly before the crash.

A green Renault Laguna and a green Ford Focus collided near Stanley Wood Avenue as a result.

Police say although nobody was injured, the group had put people’s lives at risk.


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After the accident the group were seen running off towards Grenville Road.

Sgt Dan Connick said: “This incident had the potential to cause serious injury and it is fortunate that no-one was hurt.

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“Such behaviour is extremely irresponsible, throwing any item into traffic puts lives at risk, and anyone found to be doing so will be firmly dealt with.”

Anybody with information about the incident, or who knows those responsible, should contact Sgt Connick at Sudbury Police on 01284 774100 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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