Four injured, including child, as elderly driver mounts pavement in Thirsk (From Darlington and Stockton Times)
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Four injured, including child, as elderly driver mounts pavement in Thirsk
FOUR people, including a four-year-old girl, were injured after a car driven by an elderly woman mounted the pavement and hit them outside a shop.
Police were called following the collision in Thirsk Market Place at 9.15am on Friday.
The red car hit the group outside the Co-operative store.
All four sustained minor injuries, but none were detained in hospital.
Police officers and staff from the Co-operative store were on the scene in seconds to assist the pedestrians. Traffic Constable Chris Dundon of Thirsk police praised the actions of the staff who assisted at the scene.
He said: "The staff at the shop reacted very quickly to come to aid of the pedestrians, who thankfully did not sustain any serious injuries in the incident."
The shop front was undamaged.