Wreckage of car is finally removed from Berrow one month after
Parish Council has expressed its relief after the wreckage of
this overturned car was finally removed from the Village Green
on Thursday (March 12th), almost a month after a crash.
red Nissan had been there since a crash
at 2am on February 14th when the 23 year-old driver from Hertfordshire
lost control and was later arrested on suspicion of drink driving,
and driving without insurance.
Parish Council had tried unsuccessfully to get in contact with
the driver to have it removed, as we first reported
here, so Sedgemoor District Council was instead asked to serve
a formal notice on it and this led to it being taken away on Thursday
Parish Council Chairman Barry Kew told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We
are relieved that it has finally been removed - it was an eyesore."
grateful to Sedgemoor District Council for their help. We wanted
to ensure that this was done properly and that the formal guidelines
will be no cost to the Parish Council - the £150 fee to
have the car removed will be charged to the owner by Sedgemoor