flips over in Harp Lane near Burnham-On-Sea at crash blackspot
car ended upside down in a ditch following a crash at an accident
blackspot near Burnham-On-Sea this week.
driver of the smart car lost control while driving along Harp Road
between Brent Knoll and the village of Mark soon after 8am on Tuesday
morning (January 24th).
said the shaken driver managed to escape from the upturned vehicle
without serious injuries.
fog and icy weather have been creating hazardous driving conditions
this week overnight and during the early morning hours. Another
crash occurred in Highbridge on Monday night, as we reported here.
A car and minibus also collided in Burnham's Cross Street on Tuesday
morning with no injuries.
Road has seen scores of accidents in recent years, with many vehicles
ending up in roadside ditches, prompting some motorists to say that
extra safety measures are needed while others argue that excessive
speed is to blame.
County Council's highways team has previously been asked to consider
extra road markings and barriers along several stretches.
The upturned vehicle in the ditch near Burnham-On-Sea