NO INJURIES AFTER CAR COLLIDES WITH BELISHA BEACON IN RYDE

The occupants of a VW Polo have escaped injury after colliding with a belisha beacon in Ryde this afternoon (Friday).

Police were alerted to the incident, which occurred on Dover Street, at just before 13:00 – as first reported by Island Echo over on Facebook.

The driver of the Polo somehow managed to mount the kerb, miss 2 bollards and collide with the zebra crossing just outside Dover Park Primary School.

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No arrests have been made and no injuries have been reported.

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bob one
bob one
7 months ago

well well well seen it all now

Islander born & bred
Islander born & bred
Reply to  bob one
6 months ago

At least no poor trees got damaged this time. Wondered what caused this? Idiot driver, or maybe someone had some sort of medical episode at the wheel?

Lin
Lin
7 months ago

Thankfully no children around.

Zero
Zero
7 months ago

Regardless of how this occurred, at least we can only be thankful that the car, bollards and post were the only damage that occurred throughout this.

Mojo
Mojo
7 months ago

You got to question how the hell did this happen ,if those bollards keep jumping out on cars they really should be reprimanded

Nomorethoughtpolice
Nomorethoughtpolice
7 months ago

Good thing its half term….cars don’t crash themselves, idiots do..

Very Old Bill
Very Old Bill
Reply to  Nomorethoughtpolice
7 months ago

True, but we have to question the fact that HAD the car not struck the pole, it would have continued across the crossing – pedestrians and all ?

Stupidity !
Stupidity !
7 months ago

Another brilliant driver on our roads…

disillusioned
disillusioned
7 months ago

How? Why are people so careless? As another commentator has already said, cars don’t crash themselves. Only idiots who aren’t concentrating on the road crash cars! Probably too busy on the phone, but of course, that’s difficult to prove!

Captain Hindsight
Captain Hindsight
7 months ago

With all the road closures, maybe this person has decided to exclusively use the pavements.

Treesa
Treesa
7 months ago

That must have taken a lot of planning!

Jonty Don
Jonty Don
7 months ago

would that by any chance be an elderly driver of an automatic car !

Nomorethoughtpolice
Nomorethoughtpolice
Reply to  Jonty Don
7 months ago

Who are the two woman in the photo?…they don’t luck elderly to me…

bruno
bruno
7 months ago

Madam You`ve Passed !!!!

Caroline.
Caroline.
7 months ago

Has the driver actually passed their driving test or should the car have ‘L’ plates on it?!!

Martin Shoebridge
Martin Shoebridge
6 months ago

This defies any logical explanation…I wonder what the excuse was that avoided arrest/ticket?

On the fence
On the fence
6 months ago

Apparently it was caused by a spider dropping down from behind the sun visor scaring the lady driver

Miss sensible
Miss sensible
6 months ago

Well that takes the biscuit !!!!!
We have tree’s wall’s railings etc and now bollards jumping out ….
All I can say is beware of low flying clouds ⛅ …..

Uncle Ben
Uncle Ben
6 months ago

The female of the species is more deadly than the male!!.

Islander born & bred
Islander born & bred
Reply to  Uncle Ben
6 months ago

And in this case, more stupid it seems.

Colin
Colin
6 months ago

Dover Street is the widest 2-way road on the island. How did this crash happen?
It’s time to give up your driving licence and use public transport.

fred
fred
6 months ago

No arrests made, yes I get that. But were they charged with drive without due care attention? Should have been. As other said this road is so wide you could fit four double deckers side by side down it.

 

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