Saturday, 19 June 2021

Lorry snaps pole on Hart Street

A HANGING basket pole was snapped after being hit by a lorry.

The incident happened in Hart Street, Henley, at about 4pm on Monday.

Richard Jackson, a consultant at Jacksons estate agents, was in his office when he witnessed the accident.

He said: “It was a big lorry and the driver was trying to do a three-point turn. He obviously couldn’t see that planter in his rear view mirrors.

“We heard a big crunch and it fell to the pavement.”

The pole hit the window skirting of the former Rules of Beauty salon but fortunately didn’t shatter the window.

For more on this story see this week’s Henley Standard.

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