Two people were injured when a car crashed into them in the centre of Burnham-On-Sea this afternoon (Friday, April 17th).

Emergency services were called to Oxford Street near the junction with College Street after the tea-time collision.

Police spokesman Scott McPherson confirmed to “We were called shortly before 3.30pm today to reports of an collision in Oxford Street.”

“A car was in collision with two pedestrians before colliding with a street bench.”

“The injured parties have been taken to Musgrove Park Hospital. They are not thought to have life threatening or life-changing injuries.”

The road was temporarily closed while police were at the scene, causing queues of traffic in the surrounding area.

Pictured: The scene in Burnham’s Oxford Street, top, and College Street after the crash