crashes into wall of Burnham-On-Sea town centre restaurant
4x4 was left damaged after it crashed into a wall outside a restaurant
in the centre of Burnham-On-Sea on Saturday (May 12th).
driver of the Ford Ranger collided with the side of La Vela restaurant
in Abingdon Street shortly after 5.30pm, as pictured here.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com that no-one was hurt in the single-vehicle
collision, as Police launched an investigation into what happened.
at the nearby Somerset and Dorset pub, who asked not to be named,
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We were outside the front of the
pub having a drink when the vehicle went past us in the High Street
and into Abingdon Street."
later we heard a big bang, and we rushed round to see what had happened
and saw a lady driver getting out of the vehicle."
vehicle was damaged but she was fine - she was quite calm and not
hurt. She'd apparently swerved to avoid a car coming round the corner
from Pier Street."
at La Vela told Burnham-On-Sea.com that the restaurant is open as
normal, although several customers had the seen the collision. She
added there had been some "minor damage" to the building
which is being assessed.
with information about the incident should call Burnham-On-Sea Police