NO INJURIES OR ARRESTS AFTER BMW CRASHES INTO TREE


The driver of a BMW escaped injury after leaving the road and crashing into a tree between Shanklin and Ventnor late last night (Sunday).

Police were called to reports of a single vehicle collision the bottom of Cowleaze Hill just minutes before midnight.

Officers responded to the scene to find a black BMW 5-series off the carriageway and in the undergrowth.

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It’s understood the vehicle mounted a grass verge and then collided with a tree.

The driver of the car spoke with officers but no arrests were made. No injuries were reported either.

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white top
white top
12 days ago

Driving to fast again and not reading the road comes to mind here.

Very Old Bill
Very Old Bill
Reply to  white top
12 days ago

Typical of the Island ‘drivers’ nowadays White Top. In ‘my day’ we would hammer them until they saw sense.

ron
ron
12 days ago

Another crap driver mind you have you ever seen a good BMW driver?

Truth
Truth
12 days ago

So the car had a mind of its own then, just decided to crash into a tree and no one was actually driving it..

Or was it one of those driverless cars we keep hearing about…

Nwo
Nwo
12 days ago

BMW drivers will park anywhere they just don’t care

Martin Shoebridge
Martin Shoebridge
12 days ago

Speed is your friend…

Jack in the Box
Jack in the Box
12 days ago

Saw that car, if it’s the same one speeding through Ventnor on Saturday.

Arthur Sausage
Arthur Sausage
12 days ago

Here we go again!

Stay on the black stuff!

Sunshine
Sunshine
12 days ago

SPEEDING…….SPEEDING………SPEEDING

JHVF
JHVF
Reply to  Sunshine
12 days ago

Or Perhaps also PHONE PHONE PHONE

BMW driver
BMW driver
Reply to  Sunshine
12 days ago

How very dare you!!!!!
Were you there? Did you see my speed? Road and weather conditions???
There was a huge pot hole if you must know and want to blame anything or anyone

Jack in the Box
Jack in the Box
Reply to  BMW driver
12 days ago

You were speeding. Maybe take a look at the speed signs when you drive through towns in future too !!!!!

white top
white top
Reply to  BMW driver
12 days ago

So what your saying is that with all the vehicles that passed that same spot, including myself, and avoided an RTC after reading the road and its conditions you had to be the one to take evasive action to avoid it and end up in the trees,thankfully nothong was travelling in the opposite direction at the time as the outcome could have been a lot worse.

isle of wighter
isle of wighter
Reply to  BMW driver
6 days ago

poor driving, poor road awareness and clearly distracted whilst speeding. bad drivers blame the road

Very Old Bill
Very Old Bill
12 days ago

Another moron on (but now temporarily off) our roads. Words fail….

Speedy
Speedy
12 days ago

Perhaps he was just avoiding parking charges.

Banner
Banner
12 days ago

You can’t park that there sir

Ed Down
Ed Down
12 days ago

But did he indicate?

white top
white top
Reply to  Ed Down
11 days ago

Thought they were additional extras on a BMW lol.

Get a life
Get a life
11 days ago

Little keyboard warriors sat at home on your arses with nothing better to do than have an opinion on something you know nothing about. Bore off.

Very Old Bill
Very Old Bill
Reply to  Get a life
11 days ago

You would be surprised my friend, very surprised !

White top
White top
Reply to  Get a life
11 days ago

Keyboard warriors no, this obviously hits home to you.
Dealing with these idiots day in day out you are an accident waiting to happen, slow down, read the road and drive as to the way you were taught when passing your test will hopefully save your life as well as other road users.

fred
fred
10 days ago

Was it a diesel? There is one driving about in Ryde late evening / night. Looks like it’s doing drug deliveries. Seen at more than one property that stink of weed. Accelerates hard because driver wants to here the turbo go woosh.

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