Car crashes into building in Weston town centre

PUBLISHED: 13:02 15 June 2020 | UPDATED: 15:04 15 June 2020

Police officers on the scene. Picture: Henry Woodsford

Police officers on the scene. Picture: Henry Woodsford

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A car has crashed into a building in Weston town centre this morning (Monday).

Regent Street is closed as emergency services deal with the incident. Picture: Henry WoodsfordRegent Street is closed as emergency services deal with the incident. Picture: Henry Woodsford

The car has driven into a building in Regent Street and traffic is being diverted from the scene.

Regent Street is blocked off from Superdrug to Costa Coffee and three fire engines, six police cars and ambulances are at the scene.

Regent Street is closed as emergency services deal with the incident. Picture: Henry WoodsfordRegent Street is closed as emergency services deal with the incident. Picture: Henry Woodsford

An Avon Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “Crews from Weston Fire Station were mobilised to reports of a road traffic collision at 11am.

“On arrival, firefighters found one vehicle had collided with a building.

Police officers on the scene. Picture: Henry WoodsfordPolice officers on the scene. Picture: Henry Woodsford

“Two casualties were rescued by paramedics and crews remained to make the scene safe.

“The incident was handed to the police.”

Regent Street is closed. Picture: Henry WoodsfordRegent Street is closed. Picture: Henry Woodsford

An Avon and Somerset police spokesman added: “We were called at 10.48am to reports of a car that had crashed in Regent Street.

“The fire service and ambulance service are also at the scene.”

Regent Street is closed as emergency services deal with the incident. Picture: Henry WoodsfordRegent Street is closed as emergency services deal with the incident. Picture: Henry Woodsford

Police officers on the scene. Picture: Henry WoodsfordPolice officers on the scene. Picture: Henry Woodsford

Police officers on the scene. Picture: Henry WoodsfordPolice officers on the scene. Picture: Henry Woodsford


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