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Sudbury: BMW crashes in to church railings in centre of market town

17:35 13 January 2014

Dozens of onlookers have gathered at St Peter’s Church in Sudbury after a silver BMW reportedly crashed in to a section of railings at the town landmark in Market Hill.

Dozens of onlookers have gathered at St Peter’s Church in Sudbury after a silver BMW reportedly crashed in to a section of railings at the town landmark in Market Hill.

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These pictures show how a car crashed in to the railings surrounding a church in the heart of a market town in Suffolk.

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Dozens of onlookers have gathered at St Peter’s Church in Sudbury after a silver BMW reportedly crashed in to a section of railings at the town landmark in Market Hill.

Officers are on scene after police received reports of the incident at around 10.30am today.

A Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said the driver of the vehicle could not be found at the scene.

She added recovery services have been called to remove the damaged car.

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3 comments

  • Ipswich Borough council have done there best to make pedestrians more vulnerable to cars that mount the pavement. Railings have been removed at Saint Matthews St, Civic Drive, Crown St and Saint Margaret St. Although they have left the railings that were struck by a vehicle on Girton Way in place.

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    Ipswichguy

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014

  • Is the fact that it is a BMW of any significance?

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    justmyopinion

    Monday, January 13, 2014

  • Right outside the EADT offices. Didn't have to go far to get a story and photograph.

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    The original Victor Meldrew

    Monday, January 13, 2014

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