Car crash in Selling rips down wall for second time
by Lauren Fruen
A car smashed through a garden fence and came just yards away
from hitting a family home.
Police were called to Bridge Cottages, Selling, at around
midnight after the BMW veered off the road and collided with a
It is the second time in a year that the home of grandma Ann
Stevens has suffered such a smash.
Now the 54-year-old says she will no longer let her two
granddaughters play in the garden of her home of 27 years.
She said: "I heard a crash and a bang. My 15-month-old
granddaughter Annie was staying here for the night.
"It is frightening. The last time this happened it was 6pm and
some of my family had only just left my home. We have just been
lucky that no one was injured."
The car ripped down a fence, knocked down a wall, tore up the
garden and landed facing away from the home after flipping
The driver ran away before police arrived, leaving his
smashed-up car behind.
Mrs Stevens added: "We need to introduce speed bumps along this
road to get people to slow down.
"They take the bend so wide and then they lose control."
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