Five confirmed hurt after festival crash

An ambulance at the scene. Picture by Martin Paul
An ambulance at the scene. Picture by Martin Paul

FIVE people have been confirmed hurt following the car crash in Alnwick Market Place this afternoon.

Three females and two males required treatment after the Ford Cougar, which police say was driven by an elderly woman, smashed into a number of stalls at the International Music Festival.

A spokeswoman for Northumbria Police said: “We are in the early stages of an investigation.”