High Street collision: police say driver ‘blinded by sun’

The Ford Focus damaged in the collision - photo from PCSO Jack Stannard

The Ford Focus damaged in the collision - photo from PCSO Jack Stannard - Credit: Archant

A driver was blinded by the sun when a car collided with a lorry in Sidmouth this morning (Wednesday), police have said.

A Ford Focus collided with a supermarket lorry

A Ford Focus collided with a supermarket lorry - Credit: Archant

A driver was blinded by the sun when a car collided with a lorry in Sidmouth this morning (Wednesday), police have said.

No one was injured in the incident, which involved a silver Ford Focus and a supermarket lorry in High Street at 10.10am and the road remained open.

PCSO Jack Stannard tweeted that the driver was blinded by the low sun.

He said there had been a lot of other reports of accidents caused icy roads by the low, bright sun across East Devon.


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