arrested for drink driving after crash with pedestrians in Burnham
motorist has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after
two people were injured when his car crashed into them in Burnham-On-Sea
on Friday (April 17th).
reported here, emergency
services were called to Oxford Street near the junction with College
Street following the tea-time collision.
spokesman Scott McPherson confirmed to Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The
male driver has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving."
added: "We were called shortly before 3.30pm to reports of
an collision in Oxford Street."
car was in collision with two pedestrians before colliding with
a street bench."
injured parties were taken to Musgrove Park Hospital. They are
not thought to have life threatening or life-changing injuries."
road was temporarily closed while police were at the scene, causing
queues of traffic in the surrounding area as vehicles were diverted.
The scene in Burnham's Oxford Street, top, and College Street
after the crash