demolishes garage after police pursuit through Highbridge
police pursuit through Highbridge ended in drama when this car
slammed into a garage on Tuesday afternoon (January 6th).
were following a suspect in a Ford Mondeo through the town when
the incident occurred.
silver Mondeo came to a crashing halt, demolishing a garage in
John Street, near Tyler Way.
residents say they heard the collision. "There was a loud
bang and the two people inside the car jumped out and ran off,"
said one local person.
spokesman Scott McPherson told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The incident
occurred at 1.39pm when a car, a Ford Mondeo, crashed into a garage.
Two people inside left the scene but the driver - a man - was
later arrested and investigations are ongoing."
confirmed the Mondeo had been being followed by a police car.
Police sealed off the area while their investigations were underway.