Car hits bollards and narrowly avoids pub in Newport crash

Written on September 9, 2021

Three fire engines and an ambulance were scrambled to Newport after the crash at lunchtime on Thursday.

When they arrived they found a Mercedes had hit bollards outside the Shakespeare Inn, in Upper Bar.

Four women were in the car at the time but nobody was seriously injured or trapped in the hatchback.

Firefighters from Telford Central and Wellington used lifting equipment to move the car to a safe place.

The fire crews sent an incident stop message at 1.13pm.

Local people responded to the accident on the All About Newport Facebook page where one contributor wrote: “Luckily no one hurt and no damage to the Shake as they hit the bollard just in front x”

Full Story: Shropshire Star

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