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Car smashes hole through brick wall in town centre

By Tom Oakley | Stafford | News | Published:

A man escaped with minor injuries despite ploughing his car through a brick wall this morning.

The aftermath of a crash in Eastgate Street, Stafford. Photo: @wmasSamWestley

The driver of the Volkswagen, a man in his 60s, smashed through a wall in Stafford town centre.

The crash happened at around 11.45am and left a gaping hole in the wall in Eastgate Street, which is close to Stafford Police Station and Primark.

Police and paramedics at the scene of the crash. Photo: Grant from Tonka Talks on Stafford FM
The male driver avoided serious injuries. Photo: @wmasSamWestley

The man suffered minor injuries and didn't require any further medical treatment from paramedics.

Police officers, one ambulance and a paramedic officer were sent to the scene.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received a number of calls regarding the crash.

Tom Oakley

By Tom Oakley
Trainee Multi-Media Journalist

Shropshire Star reporter responsible for the covering Telford and Bridgnorth and the surrounding areas. Got a story? Email tom.oakley@shropshirestar.co.uk or call 01952 241457.

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