Several injured at Kentish Campground after man walks through tent | Avocado


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A family has had a terrifying start to their 2022 after a car crashed through their tent at a Kent campsite, leaving several injured. A 27-year-old man is in custody after the motor vehicle crash, which occurred at West Kentish Road campground around 2 a.m. on January 1. Tasmanian Police said investigations were underway. “Police will claim the man crashed his vehicle through a tent which contained two adults and three children sleeping inside,” they said. IN OTHER NEWS “The man then narrowly missed other campsites and people in the area before colliding with a tree.” Police said the nature of injuries to people in the tent ranged from minor lacerations to suspected internal injuries. They were taken to the North West Regional Hospital. Acting Sergeant Fabienne Jamieson said police “received reports that the man was behaving antisocial prior to the crash.” “As we continue to investigate the incident, we are seeking information from members of the public who were in the area at the time.” “The Tasmanian Police would like to thank all members of the public who assisted in this incident, as their actions have undoubtedly prevented others from being seriously injured.” Anyone with information should contact Acting Sergeant Fabienne Jamieson at 131 444 and quote extension 81-01012022. Our journalists work hard to provide local and up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can continue to access our trusted content:

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