Baby and two kids among seven hurt as suspected drink driver ploughs into church and crushes buggy against a wall

Baby and two kids among seven hurt as suspected drink driver ploughs into church and crushes buggy against a wall

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A BABY and two children were among seven injured when a car ploughed into a church during Sunday Service in a suspected drink-drive horror crash.

Police were called around midday to reports a silver Peugeot had careered off the road in Leeds’ busy city centre.

The car collided with a pushchair and pictures of the wreckage showed it crushed between the vehicle and the wall of the building
Ben Lack

Seven people – including three children and a baby – were injured when it collided with a UCKG Help Centre – a registered Christian church and charity.

A 26-year-old female passenger was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

The driver of the Peugeot and other passengers – including two adults and a baby – suffered minor injuries.

Two children who were on the pavement when the crash happened also suffered minor injuries.

The car collided with a pushchair and pictures of the wreckage showed it crushed between the vehicle and the wall of the building.

Luckily it’s believed there was no child in it at the time.

West Yorkshire Police said a blue Audi had been involved in the collision and that the driver, a 27-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst over the prescribed limit.

The road was closed while police carried out a painstaking forensic examination of the scene.

Officers are appealing to the public for witnesses to the collision.


A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “The road is still closed and could be for some time whilst police carry out their investigation.

“Officers are appealing to the public for witnesses to the collision itself or if anyone saw the vehicles prior to the collision.”

Two children who were on the pavement when the crash happened suffered minor injuries
Ben Lack

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