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Vauxhall Vectra driver has lucky escape after crashing into telegraph pole on A262 between Lamberhurst and Goudhurst, close to Finchcocks

20 July 2014
by James Walker

A driver had a lucky escape after they lost control of their car and struck a telegraph pole.

The car veered off the road on a stretch of the A262 which links Lamberhurst and Goudhurst on Friday night. 

The black Vauxhall Vectra cut the telegraph pole in half and ended up submerged by trees in a ditch close to the junction with Finchcocks. 

Accident on the A262 near Finchcocks at Goudhurst which closed the road after a car accident brought down a telegraph pole

Accident on the A262 near Finchcocks at Goudhurst which closed the road after a car accident brought down a telegraph pole

Accident on the A262 near Finchcocks at Goudhurst which closed the road after a car accident brought down a telegraph pole

Accident on the A262 near Finchcocks at Goudhurst which closed the road after a car accident brought down a telegraph pole

Kent Police were called to the scene at 10.43pm and say a female driver suffered no injuries.

A spokesman from UK Power Networks said the accident did not disrupt electricity supplies.

The pole was repaired on Saturday afternoon.

 

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