Man seriously injured after car crashes into fence following police chase

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A 31-year-old man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after the car he was a passenger in crashed into a fence following a police chase.

Humberside Police officers pursued a black Vauxhall Insignia through the streets of Grimsby before it crashed on Chelmsford Avenue just before 4am on Wednesday, March 8.

The force has said that the pursuit began after the car failed to stop.

A 29-year-old man driving the car received treatment and is in police custody.

The passenger was taken to Diana Princess of Wales Hospital, before being transferred to Hull Royal Infirmary with serious injuries.

His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission has been made aware of the incident.

Any witnesses should call Humberside Police on 101, quoting log 56 of March 8.

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