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- A woman reverses into the entrance to Bridgwater’s Angel Place shopping centre.
- Police, ambulance and fire team are on site and the woman was taken away on a stretcher.
- Businesses are working to clear the debris
THE car has now been removed from the scene but the police cordon is still in place.
POLICE have just released a statement following the incident.
They confirmed they were called at around 12.55pm today (February 26) with a report of a collision at the Angel Place Shopping Centre.
A spokesman said: “A black Toyota Yaris, driven by an elderly woman, has reversed through the main doors and into a shop window.
“The driver was complaining of neck pain and the car contained a male passenger.
“A pedestrian was slightly injured and the window and associated brickwork has been damaged.”
The car is being recovered.
Someone's just driven into Angel Place mall in Bridgwater. COMPLETELY in. #nfb http://t.co/5OR4vLudG1— @billbennett 26 February 2013
Is it wrong that I just checked that it wasn't my Nan who had reversed into Angel Place Shopping Centre in #Bridgwater!? It wasn't her.— @theemmabritton 26 February 2013
A WOMAN appears to have reversed into the entrance to Bridgwater’s Angel Place shopping centre.
The police, ambulance and fire team are currently on site and the woman was taken away on a stretcher.
Businesses are working to clear the debris from the inside of the shopping centre, while police have cordoned off the area.