chase drama after 'fail-to-stop crash' in Burnham-On-Sea
services descended on Burnham-On-Sea town centre today (Tuesday)
following a two-car crash in which one vehicle failed to stop at
were called to Adam Street just after 3.30pm where a vehicle was
left damaged and a man inside was left shaken.
spokesman Craig Evry told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "A vehicle failed
to stop for police in Burnham-On-Sea at just after 3.30pm."
National Police Aircraft Service was involved in the operation to
locate this vehicle."
short time later, this vehicle was in collision with a second car,
a Kia, in Adam Street," pictured here.
elderly man driving the Kia was treated at the scene by medics.
His injuries are not believed to be serious."
are continuing to trace the vehicle which failed to stop."
service spokesman added: "Crews from Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater
were mobilised to a report passed to fire control of a Road Traffic
Collision with persons trapped inside the vehicle," confirmed
a fire service spokesman.
arrival, crews found a two-vehicle collision, with one vehicle failing
to stop at the scene. Crews assisted the ambulance and Police in
stabilising the vehicle and attending to the casualty at the scene."
Weale, a spokeswoman for South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation
Trust, added: "SWASFT were called at 3.42pm to a road traffic
collision, on Adam Street - a male patient was treated at the scene
witnesses on social media said they'd seen the police helicopter
hovering over Highbridge and Burnham-On-Sea following the incident.
say they saw a vehicle being driven at high speed along Burnham
High Street the wrong way shortly before the collision.