Truck and coach involved in A39 crash

Bridgwater Mercury: Truck and coach involved in A39 crash Truck and coach involved in A39 crash

A MOTORIST had to be cut free after his pick-up truck crashed into a ditch in an attempt to avoid a jackknifed coach.

The crash happened on the A39 next to the Olive Mill restaurant at Chilton Polden shortly after 10.20am this morning (October 15).

Police say the driver's injuries are not life-threatening or life-changing.

 

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12:31pm Mon 15 Oct 12

blackmasquerade says...

Hope the driver's ok but Jackknifed coach? Possible it was pulling a trailer otherwise interested to know how a coach can do that.
Hope the driver's ok but Jackknifed coach? Possible it was pulling a trailer otherwise interested to know how a coach can do that. blackmasquerade
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4:01pm Mon 15 Oct 12

pony.toes says...

Yes, my sentiments too. I didn't know we had any bendy-buses in this part of Somerset!?
Yes, my sentiments too. I didn't know we had any bendy-buses in this part of Somerset!? pony.toes
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4:15pm Mon 15 Oct 12

latitude says...

Indeed, unless we do have bendy-buses that blackmasquerade, pony.toes and I don't know of, the only way I can think of a coach jackknifing is if it split in half! My guess is poor reporting...
Indeed, unless we do have bendy-buses that blackmasquerade, pony.toes and I don't know of, the only way I can think of a coach jackknifing is if it split in half! My guess is poor reporting... latitude
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