In a heart stopping incident on Monday morning, 14 August 2023, a motorist managed to escape serious injury after his vehicle collided with a tree along Allen Street. The vehicle eventually came to a halt, wedged against the fencing of the townhouses that stand opposite the Farmer’s Hall.
The incident unfolded shortly after 7 am as the motorist was navigating down the bustling road. According to the shaken driver, “Another car swerved in front of me, and I swerved to avoid hitting it.”
The swerving manoeuvre, however, led the motorist to collide with a tree, causing a dramatic halt.
Despite the intensity of the impact, the motorist, fortunately, did not suffer grave injuries. Emergency services arrived at the scene, providing aid and ensuring the driver’s wellbeing. Remarkably, the second vehicle involved in the apparent manoeuvring was nowhere to be found following the collision.
Law enforcement authorities will be conducting thorough investigations to determine the exact sequence of events leading up to the incident. Authorities are urging anyone with information related to the incident to come forward and assist with the ongoing inquiry.
Residents and concerned citizens are encouraged to share their thoughts on the incident in the comments section below. The event serves as a reminder of the unpredictable nature of accidents on the road, highlighting the importance of cautious driving and adherence to traffic regulations to ensure the safety of all motorists.