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Newbury teenager arrested following Crookham crash

Police helicopter helps track down fleeing 16-year-old

John Herring

John Herring

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A 16-year-old boy has been arrested following a crash in Crookham last night (Saturday).

A man was injured in the crash, which occurred in Burys Bank Road at 8.15pm.

His injuries are not believed to be life threatening or life changing.

A police helicopter was dispatched to help search for two men who fled the scene. 

The helicopter located one of them, a 16-year-old boy from Newbury, who has been arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, driving a vehicle without a licence or insurance and for failing to stop after an accident.

The boy has been bailed until September 18.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact Thames Valley Police on 101.

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