Dramatic picture of burnt out car after Cambs police chase

THIS dramatic photograph shows the remains of the burnt out car that five people were pulled from after a police chase in Cambridgeshire. Police rescued the occupants of the red Volkswagon Golf after it plunged into a ditch and burst into flames near Nee

THIS dramatic photograph shows the remains of the burnt out car that five people were pulled from after a police chase in Cambridgeshire.

Police rescued the occupants of the red Volkswagon Golf after it plunged into a ditch and burst into flames near Needingworth on Wednesday (May 27).

Officers tried to stop the car in Cambridge at about 2.30am but it failed to pull-over and a pursuit began. The vehicle pulled away from police and was relocated in the Huntingdon area at about 3am where another pursuit began.

The VW Golf then left the A1123 close to the junction with Bluntisham Road, crashed into a ditch and caught fire.

The occupants, a 19-year-old woman and a 17-year-old woman, both from Bury St Edmunds all suffered serious but not life threatening injuries and were taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. The other three occupants a 23-year-old woman, a 16-year-old man and 19-year-old man, all from Cambridge, suffered serious but not life threatening injuries and were taken to Hinchingbrooke Hospital in Huntingdon.

INFORMATION: Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 0845 4564564.