Out-of-control car narrowly misses family in Bishopbriggs

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A HORROR crash at a busy leisure centre could have been even worse, it has been warned.

A car crashed into the wall of Bishopbriggs Leisuredrome and landed on the bonnets of other cars before coming to a halt on its roof.

The driver and three passengers were all boys aged 17.

At the time of going to press, police said one of the passengers was in a serious but stable condition and another boy was in a stable condition.

The driver and another passenger were released after treatment for minor injuries.

A Bishopbriggs man who witnessed the crash said: “The car passed me seconds before it crashed.

“I looked in my mirror and saw it somersault and spin round and then it went through the wall at the car park to the sports centre.

“It landed on the bonnet of one car and then onto another one. It was horrific.

“The car just missed a family of four who were walking outside the sports centre. It was lucky no-one was in the other cars.

“I turned around and went back to help. People rushed out of the sports centre.

“Two people were trapped inside. Myself and three others managed to lift the door and get one of them out.”

The smash took place as the Vauxhall Corsa was going along Balmuildy Road on Saturday afternoon at around 1.30pm.

The road was closed for several hours after the crash. At the time of going to press, police said no-one had been charged in connection with the incident.