Car crashes through chip shop on Crewe’s Coronation Street

The incident happened overnight on Coronation Street in Crewe, with the driver and a male passenger treated at the scene by paramedics

A man has been arrested after a car crashed into a fish and chip shop in Crewe. The incident happened on Coronation Street in the town at around 10.10pm last night (Wednesday, August 3).

Officers called out to the scene discovered a grey Audi A3 had crashed into the fish and chip shop. The driver, said by police to be a 20-year-old local man, was arrested on suspicion of drink driving and drug driving.

Both the driver and a 20-year-old male who was a passenger in the vehicle were treated at the scene by paramedics. A Cheshire Police spokesperson said there were no reports of any serious injuries.

The road is currently closed due to the structural damage caused to the Coronation Fish Bar takeaway, with residents warned to avoid the area.

A Cheshire Constabulary spokesperson said: “At around 10.10pm on Wednesday 3 August police were called to reports of a collision on Coronation Street, Crewe. Officers attended the scene and found that a grey Audi A3 had collided with a building, a fish and chip shop.

“The driver of the car, a 20-year-old local man, was arrested on suspicion of drink driving and drug driving. Both he and a passenger from the vehicle, also a 20-year-old man, were treated at the scene by paramedics.”

The Cheshire Constabulary spokesperson added: “There were no reports of any serious injuries. Coronation Street is currently closed due to structural damage to the building and residents are advised to avoid the area.”

Firefighters from Crewe also attended the incident and worked to free a dog that was trapped between a concrete and metal post following the incident. A Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said that the two fire crews also worked to monitor for any gas leak and to isolate the gas and electricity supplies to the takeaway following the incident.

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  • 10:13, 4 AUG 2022
  • UPDATED10:40, 4 AUG 2022

 

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