faces court after dramatic three-car crash in Burnham-On-Sea
21-year-old man faces a court appearance following a late-night
crash in Burnham-On-Sea at the weekned in which a car smashed
through two walls and into two vehicles.
Volvo careered off Highbridge Road just before 11pm on Friday
night (April 29th).
spokesman Craig Evry told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "A 21 year-old
male has been reported for five driving offences, including aggravataed
vehicle taking, damage to property, driving without due care and
attention, and failing to stop."
added that the case is now in the hands of the criminal justice
Dave Allen, whose car was one of those damaged, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"The Volvo was being driven in the direction of Burnham when
it crashed into a wall, hit a Citroen Berlingo, went through a
second wall, and then damaged my Ford and a gas meter on the front
of the house."
driver got out and ran off through the trees on the opposite side
of the road towards the direction of Marine Drive."
added: "There was a very loud bang when the crash occurred
- it was heard across the whole area."
said that several pedestrians nearby at the time were fortunate
not to have been hit.
were three people walking just a few paces away from where the
car crashed - they are very lucky not to have been hurt,"
eyewitness told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The speeding car was
heading toward Burnham when it lost control on the Highbridge
Road bend near the Police Station, and crashed through two garden
walls and hit parked vehicles. The driver ran off after crashing
and we gave chase but lost him."
fire crews had made the vehicles safe, the debris was removed
from the road during the early hours of the morning.
damage was clearly visible on Saturday morning, as pictured here,
with broken bricks over the driveway in front of the damaged Citroen