Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset

December 22, 2005
Lucky escape for Burnham-On-Sea driver as his car ends up in ditch

A Burnham-On-Sea motorist had a lucky escape after the car he was driving careered off a country lane into a ditch on Wednesday, December 21st.

The fire service, paramedics and police rushed to Stoddens Lane at 5.50pm after receiving an emergency call regarding the accident.

Police road blocks in place"Fortunately, the fire service managed to free the man from his car with just minor cuts and bruises," a spokesman from Avon and Somerset Constabulary told Burnham-On-Sea.com.

The man was taken by ambulance to Weston General Hospital for checking over, but was otherwise unharmed.

The incident caused disruption to traffic in the area, with Stoddens Lane being closed from 6pm until around 8.45pm.

Commuters using rail services past the scene reported seeing many blue lights flashing in the darkness.

 


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