Driver ‘mishap’ destroys garage wall in Acomb

The scene after the accident. Photographs: Fire station manager Tony Walker
3 Dec 2019 @ 6.06 pm
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This was the scene after a car ploughed into a wall in Acomb today.

The pictures were taken by fire station manager for Acomb and Huntington Tony Walker after the vehicle destroyed part of a brick garage.

Firefighters were called out at 12.31pm on Tuesday (3 December) to the propery after what a North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service spokesman described as a driver’s “mishap whilst manoeuvring out of the garage”.

Another view of the damage

Mr Walker tweeted: “No persons injured but substantial structural damage to a domestic garage. Awaiting structural engineer and responsible person.”

Crews put a cordon in place around the damage to keep people safely away from the scene.