Published on Friday, August 5th, 2016 at 12:47 pm.

A New Meaning to Traffic Island as Pensioner Careers on to it


A pensioner caused  traffic  chaos  this morning  after his  car careered onto a  traffic  safety island in Stubbington.

The elderly gent  hit the  gas  and mounted the  traffic island  after what is believed to be a medical  episode on Burnt House Lane  just after 11am.  Traffic  came to a  stand still as  the road was closed and traffic diverted.

Emergency services  attended.  Police closed the road , a  fire crew from Fareham made the vehicle and   area safe before leaving  Boardhunt recovery  to remove the vehicle. The gent who car and pride  is  dented  is not thought to be  seriously hurt following the incident.  A Wedding  had to be  delayed at the  near by  church as the  brides car was stuck in the  jams  that  had  built up around the  around and surrounding roads.  It’s believed  that Staff at Asda have been  handing out  water as shoppers are stuck leaving the car park on New Gate Lane.




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