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Car crashes into Nottingham business after failing to stop for police

A man has been arrested after a car failed to stop for police and crashed into a Nottingham business premises.

Officers began following a car in the Carlton area of Nottingham at around 12.25am today (Friday).

The vehicle failed to stop and at around 12:50 am crashed into a business in Burton Road, Carlton.

Chief Inspector Neil Humphris, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “Colleagues at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue service and East Midland Ambulance Service were called to the scene and a man was safely removed from the vehicle and taken to hospital with injuries which are not currently believed to be life-altering or life-threatening.

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“A 49-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of failing to stop, dangerous driving and driving when unfit through alcohol or drugs.

“The road will remain closed for some time while investigations are carried out and the building is made safe. Diversions are in place and I’d like to thank people in the area and motorists for their understanding.”

If you saw what happened or have any dashcam footage which could assist police with their investigation, please call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 12 of 15 December 2023.

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