Couple taken to Hospital after shop front falls

A couple this afternoon are recovering after a shop front in the busy Commercial Road in Portsmouth fell and knocked them to the ground outside the Costa Coffee.

The middle-aged couple needed hospital treatment after a large piece of shop front fell to the ground and knocked them out.


One eye-witness, said, “It was shocking. I was sat nearby when I saw the wood fall from the top and the couple collapsed  in a heap in the ground.”

Nearby shoppers and staff from the coffee shop rushed to give aid to the injured  man and woman who received injuries to the head and back.

Police  have cordoned off an area  around the coffee shop. The couple have been taken to the QA hospital in Cosham for treatment.