Wall Crash Car Driver Arrested

30 July 2013, 10:29 | Updated: 30 July 2013, 10:34

A woman driver's been arrested after a car crashed into a wall in Northampton, leaving a passenger critically ill.

Police are trying to find people who saw the crash at the junction of St Andrew's Road and Scarletwell Street at 12.50am on Sunday 28 July 2013.

A silver Toyota Corolla passed a stationary car at the junction, crossed the carriageway and hit a wall.

The back seat passenger, a woman from Northampton, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Northampton General Hospital where she was said to be in a critical condition.

The 33-year-old driver of the car, a woman from Northampton, was arrested in Grafton Street, on suspicion of driving while unfit, dangerous driving, causing serious injury through driving and leaving the scene of an accident.

She was later released on police bail.

Officers are particularly keen to speak with the driver of the car that was stationary at the junction, waiting to turn into St Andrew's Road.  They are also keen to speak to any passengers of the car.

Anyone with information or who witnessed this crash is asked to call the Northamptonshire Police ‘Drivewatch Hotline’ on 0800 174 615.