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FIVE people were rushed to hospital after a car crashed into them as they walked along the pavement at a popular tourist hotspot.

Emergency services rushed to the scene in Tintagel, Cornwall, after a Mazda MX-5 collided with pedestrians on a pavement close to Tintagel Primary School.

Cops were joined at the scene by an air ambulance as well as the local fire and rescue crew just before midnight yesterday.

The driver, a 22-year-old local man, was uninjured in the incident and was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs.

He remains in police custody.

All of the pedestrians were taken to Derriford Hospital with "varying levels of injury", said Devon and Cornwall Police.

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Thankfully none of the injuries sustained are believed to be life-threatening.

The force said in a statement: "Officers are investigating a collision in Tintagel which left five people injured.

"Police were notified at 11.50pm on Sunday 27 August to reports of a collision involving a Mazda MX-5 which had collided with a group of five pedestrians who were on a pavement close to Tintagel Primary School on the B3263.

"Air Ambulance attended the scene, together with South West Ambulance Service, Cornwall Fire and Rescue and Devon and Cornwall Police."

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The B3263 was closed for several hours while officers investigated the collision, added the spokesperson.

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