Published: April 16, 2009
Lucky escape for car driver after plunge into roadside ditch

The driver of this vehicle was lucky to escape without injuries after careering off a country lane on the outskirts of Brean, near Burnham-On-Sea, this week.

The Vauxhall Astra estate went off the roadway in Accommodation Road on Tuesday evening when the driver lost control while negotiating a sharp bend.

Police and an ambulance were called, but the occupants managed to escape unhurt.

Police spokesman Steve Game confirmed to "We were called on to a car accident by Batch Bridge on Tuesday evening. There were no injuries."

Police installed warning signs and safety tape around the scene to protect the vehicle and ensure the safety of other passing vehicles was not compromised.


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