Fletton Avenue crash: Car was stolen and Peterborough man arrested for drink/drug driving

The car involved in a serious crash on Fletton Avenue in Peterborough this morning was stolen, police have confirmed.

Officers were called at just before 5am to reports of a single vehicle crash in Fletton Avenue.

The scene in Fletton Avenue this morning. Photo: Terry Harris

The scene in Fletton Avenue this morning. Photo: Terry Harris

A Seat Leon had left the road and crashed into two walls, damaging two parked cars. Debris also damaged a window of a nearby home.

Two people travelling in the vehicle – a 19-year-old woman and a man in his early 20s - have been taken to Peterborough City Hospital and arrested.

The woman was arrested for aggravated taking a vehicle without consent.

The man has been arrested for dangerous driving, driving while unfit through drink or drugs and theft of a motor vehicle.

The scene in Fletton Avenue this morning. Photo: Terry Harris

The scene in Fletton Avenue this morning. Photo: Terry Harris

The man suffered serious but not life threatening injuries while the woman suffered minor injuries.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting incident 41 or visit www.cambs.police.uk/report

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org

The scene in Fletton Avenue this morning. Photo: Terry Harris

The scene in Fletton Avenue this morning. Photo: Terry Harris

The scene in Fletton Avenue this morning. Photo: Terry Harris

The scene in Fletton Avenue this morning. Photo: Terry Harris

The scene in Fletton Avenue this morning. Photo: Terry Harris

The scene in Fletton Avenue this morning. Photo: Terry Harris

The scene in Fletton Avenue this morning. Photo: Terry Harris

The scene in Fletton Avenue this morning. Photo: Terry Harris