Peterborough: Men arrested after crash by 'careful driving' sign

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image captionEmergency services attended the scene in Crowland Road, Eye, Peterborough on Wednesday night

Two men have been arrested after an Audi car crashed into a building, next to a "thank you for driving carefully" sign.

The driver failed to stop and crashed in Crowland Road, Eye, Peterborough, at 23:15 BST on Wednesday.

He did not "take any notice of the village sign", officers said.

Drugs were also found in the car, which was stopped by the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire road policing unit.

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A 31-year-old man, from March, was arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, failing to stop, drug-driving and possession of a class B or C drug.

A 23-year-old man, from Wisbech, was arrested on suspicion of failing to stop.

Both remain in custody, a Cambridgeshire Police spokesman added.

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