Police appeal for witnesses after collision in Sandown

By a County Press reporter

Saturday, September 22, 2012


POLICE on the Isle of Wight have appealed for witnesses after a car collided with a porch in Sandown early on Friday morning.

The collision took place at around 2.50am when a blue Peugeot 106 was in collision with a porch at an address on The Broadway, Sandown.

Investigating officer PC Laura Cade said: "It is believed the car was travelling along Avenue Road and made a right turn at the roundabout onto the Broadway.

"It then collided with the front porch of a house on the opposite side of the road.

"Witnesses have told police there were a number of people in the car. They are alleged to have left the collision scene a short time later."

They were described as three men aged in their late teens and early 20s who were wearing dark clothing.

Also seen was a young woman aged in her late teens to early 20s who was wearing a light coloured top and trousers. She also had long blonde hair.

Anyone with information is asked to call PC Laura Cade at Shanklin police station by phoning 101 or the anonymous Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

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