Porsche crashes through car park wall and nosedives on to path

Essex Police are appealing for witnesses and footage after a sports car smashed through the wall of a car park, before hitting a fence and nosediving on to a footpath below


Police are investigating after a Porsche crashed through the brick wall of a car park and landed nose-first on a pedestrian walkway.

Officers were called to the junction of Southway and Crouch Street in Colchester, Essex, at 6.15pm yesterday following reports of the accident.

(PC Turner/Essex Police)

Witnesses or drivers who may have dashcam footage of the incident are urged to contact Essex Police on 101 and ask for Pc Elizabeth Ferris at Stanway Roads Policing Unit, quoting reference number 970 of 05/04.

The Porsche 911 Targa 4S is a convertible version of the German car maker’s popular sports car, and features a complex folding roof. Prices for this specification start at £101,162 and it features a 3.0-litre six-cylinder engine making 414bhp.

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