Drama as 4x4 truck slams through wall of Brent Knoll firm
was the incredible scene after a 4x4 truck careered off the A38
in Brent Knoll this week and slammed into a commercial property,
sending bricks flying and ending up wedged in a huge hole in the
were called to West Country Motorhomes at 10pm on Tuesday after
the Toyota 4x4 caused substantial damage, as pictured here.
driver was understandably shaken by the accident but otherwise
He told police that he lost control of the vehicle after someone
'cut him up' outside the Fox and Goose pub next to the building.
Baker, police spokesman, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Police
were called to the scene just after 10pm and found the vehicle
had hit the building, leaving it with structural damage. The one
person inside did not require an ambulance."
A passer-by at the scene told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It's so
fortunate that the accident happened at this time, rather than
in the daytime, or the shop could have been busy and someone could
have been seriously hurt."
vehicle was taken away on Wednesday afternoon, allowing repairs