Corby man arrested after car hits four teens on crossing

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Pedestrian crossing on Cottingham Road, CorbyImage source, Google
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The four teenagers were hit by a car on a pedestrian crossing near West Glebe Park in Corby, police said

A man has been arrested after a car hit four teenagers on a pedestrian crossing.

Northamptonshire Police said the two men and two women were struck by a Vauxhall Insignia on Cottingham Road, Corby, at about 23:10 BST on Friday.

Three of them suffered serious injuries and were taken to University Hospital Coventry, the force said.

The second woman was taken to Kettering General Hospital as a precaution.

Police said the vehicle "failed to stop at the scene" before it was "found abandoned" at the Corby Boating Lake in Cottingham Road.

A 36-year-old man from Corby has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and failing to stop at the scene of a road traffic collision. He remains in police custody.

The force has appealed for anyone with information or dashcam footage to contact officers.

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