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New Romney: Car smashes into the front of pub

The police have just left the scene of a major crash where a 4x4 Volkswagen car ploughed into a pub.

The incident happened at 3.17pm in New Romney High Street, where the silver vehicle is believed to have accelerated through a low brick wall of a car park before hitting the opposite building.

There were no serious injuries reported and the car has since been recovered.

The Volkswagen 4x4 smashed into the properties opposite the car park. Picture Lily Bovingdon

The Volkswagen 4x4 smashed into the properties opposite the car park. Picture: Lily Bovingdon

The front of the vehicle. Picture Lily Bovingdon.

The front of the vehicle. Picture: Lily Bovingdon.

Eyewitnesses said on Facebook that officers were diverting traffic while the incident was being dealt with.

The car crashed into a small part of the Cinque Port Arms pub.

The pub is remaining open and the smash has caused minor damage to its exterior. 

The low brick wall in the opposite car park. Picture Lily Bovingdon

The low brick wall in the opposite car park. Picture: Lily Bovingdon

 

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