Crash between van and truck in town centre

EMERGENCY services were called to the scene of a crash in Bridport town centre this morning – with one eyewitness saying a van drove into a stationary truck carrying scaffolding. It has been reported a transit van crashed into the stationary truck in East Street, Birdport around 7.30am this morning. One eyewitness said traffic was being diverted following the crash.

Emergency Services in East Street.

Picture: Maddie Barnes Eyewitness Nikki Kelly said: “The van went into the stationary scaffolding truck I believe.” Another eyewitness Maddie Barnes said: “All I saw was a scaffolding truck and transit van.

The back of the truck had gone into the van and the windscreen was severely damaged. “My colleague didn’t see anything at 7.40am, but when I arrived at 7.50am all traffic on East Street was turning around. “When I arrived, there was two fire engines, a police vehicle and a police van, and an ambulance.”

More to follow.