TIRES from at least 60 SUVs were destroyed at a car dealership last night after a Land Rover killed two schoolgirls in July.
Vigilantes claim they destroyed the carsExeter in ‘retaliation’ for the deaths of two eight-year-olds, Selena Lau and Nuria Sajjad.
She was tragically killed as a 46-year-old womanHer Land Rover completed a career in fencing on July 6 and was accepted into Study Prep School.
Last night, Tire Extinguishers released a video that appeared to show their activists damaging parked cars with a power drill.
The group said in a statement: “Tire extinguishers destroyed all tires of at least 60 vehicles at Jaguar Exeter, Matford Way.”
“SUVs are eight times more likely to kill children in accidents than smaller cars.”
“This act of retaliation is intended as a peaceful and non-violent demonstration to draw attention to the presence of grossly inappropriate private vehicles in our cities.”
The group says they acted on itThe Smash took place last month.
It continued, “Tyre Extinguishers firmly believes that their actions represent a necessary escalation to prevent these vehicles from destroying further lives and perpetuating the deepening climate crisis.”
“The group hopes this action will serve as a wake-up call for all stakeholders to unite in their prevention effortsEliminate tragedy and make our streets safer for all.”
The driver involved in the horrific accident was arrested at the scene of the accident on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.
She was released on bail pending further investigation.
The children were attending a tea party outside when the vehicle sped across the grass, smashing tables and chairs and eventually crashing into the building.
Broken glass and rubble lay scattered around the playground.
A spokesman for Devon and Cornwall Police said police were “aware that criminal damage has occurred” and “the investigation is ongoing”.
A spokesman for Vertu Motors, owner of Jaguar Exeter, said: “Trespassing and damage to private property is unacceptable. The matter is now in the hands of the police.”