into ditch in Burnham-On-Sea's Stoddens Road
questions have been raised regarding safety at an accident blackspot
in Burnham-On-Sea after this car ended up on its side in a ditch
during Friday's snowfall.
driver of the Audi lost control as it negotiated the sharp bend
in Stoddens Road near the BASC Ground entrance.
driver was shaken by the accident but managed to escape without
serious injuries, a local resident told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
added: "Think is accident number 7 or 8 in recent years - and
there's still been no action from Sedgemoor District Council or
the County Council."
ago they were going to renew the crash barrier here, but we are
a good job this was a very slow motion skid or someone could have
placed blue tape around the vehicle ahead of it being recovered.
a separate accident, another car slid off the M5 between Burnham-On-Sea
and Weston on Friday, caused by ice and snow. No-one was seriously
have been many accidents on the same Stoddens Road bend over the
years, and local residents have been campaigning for improved safety
last accident occurred last August when we reported a woman was
rescued from an
overturned car in Burnham-On-Sea's Stoddens Road.