Car crashes into lamppost in Broadwater

A MOTORIST crashed their car into a lamppost earlier this afternoon.

Police were called at 2.45pm to the incident in Broadwater Street West, Broadwater.

W39542H14 Firefighters made sure the car was safe, after it crashed into a lamppost

W39542H14 Firefighters made sure the car was safe, after it crashed into a lamppost

An elderly man was assisted from the vehicle by paramedics. Firefighters made sure the vehicle was safe.

Highways staff are dealing with a patch of oil that spilled onto the road and engineers are working to make the lamppost safe.