February 13, 2011
escape injury after car accident in Burnham-On-Sea
The occupants of this car had a lucky escape in Burnham-On-Sea
on Sunday morning (February 13th) after being involved in a crash
at an accident blackspot.
ambulance and fire crews were called to a sharp bend in Stoddens
Road near the entrance to the BASC rugby ground at 9.40am.
The driver of a car lost control in slippery road conditions,
and his vehicle careered into a ditch, ending up on its side.
"They were lucky that no-one was seriously hurt," eyewitness
Simon Havercroft told Burnham-On-Sea.com. "It is a dangerous
Simon pulled the people inside to safety and paramedics checked
them over, but no-one was seriously hurt. Five people were in
the car. It is one of several accidents at the bend during recent
The car is pictured here in the ditch, partially hidden in undergrowth
Emergency services were quickly at the scene of Sunday's accident
Police partially closed Stoddens Road to traffic during the accident