A 31-YEAR-OLD woman was arrested after a stolen car driven the wrong way up a Bridgwater street hit a parked lorry.

The car, a grey Toyota Yaris, sustained extensive damage after it was driven up St Mary’s Street before colliding with a lorry at around 11.30pm on Thursday, January 25.

Avon and Somerset Police said that following the collision, the driver of the vehicle reversed, narrowly missing three pedestrians before continuing to drive the wrong way down the one-way street.

The force is now appealing for witnesses.

A spokesperson said: “We’re appealing for witnesses and information after a stolen car collided with a parked lorry in Bridgwater.

“As part of our investigation, we’ve recovered CCTV footage of the incident and officers would now like to speak to the three people pictured in a CCTV still we’re releasing.

"A 31-year-old woman was arrested following the collision on suspicion of offences including aggravated vehicle taking and drug driving. She has since been bailed with conditions.

“We appreciate the image isn’t clear but hope someone may still be able to identify who the three witnesses in the image are.

“If you witnessed the incident, or know who any of the three people pictured in the CCTV image are, please contact us.

“If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5224021771, or complete our online appeals form.”