Activists who’re in opposition to sports activities utility automobiles (SUVs) have focused a Land Rover dealership in “an act of retaliation” after two younger women had been killed in a crash at a college.
On Sunday evening Tyre Extinguishers stated that activists “destroyed” automotive tyres on no less than 60 automobiles at Jaguar Exeter in Devon.
On 6 July Nuria Sajjad and Selena Lau who had been each 8-years previous had been killed when a Land Rover crashed by way of a fence at The Examine Prep College in Wimbledon leaving a number of others injured.
Tyre Extinguishers stated in a press release: “Tyre Extinguishers destroyed all of the tyres on no less than 60 automobiles at Jaguar Exeter, Matford Approach.
“SUVs are eight occasions extra prone to kill kids in crashes than smaller automobiles.
“This act of retaliation is meant as a peaceable and non-violent demonstration to attract consideration to the presence of grossly-inappropriate personal automobiles in our cities and cities.”
NEW: TX TAKES RESPONSIBILITY FOR LAND ROVER DEALERSHIP TYRE DESTRUCTION
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Final evening TX destroyed tyres on no less than 60 automobiles at Jaguar Exeter, after a Land Rover killed 2 harmless women in Wimbledon in July. pic.twitter.com/fcTPAlFDuM
— The Tyre Extinguishers (@T_Extinguishers) August 7, 2023
The group added, “Tyre Extinguishers firmly believes that their motion is a vital escalation to try to cease these automobiles from wrecking additional lives and persevering with to push the worsening local weather disaster off the cliff edge.
“The group hopes that this motion will function a wake-up name for all stakeholders to unite of their efforts to stop future tragedies and make our roads safer for everybody.”
A spokesman for Devon and Cornwall Police stated they’re “conscious of prison injury having occurred” and “inquiries proceed.”