Car flips on Elm Grove

Posted On 03 Aug 2020 at 11:07 am

By John Kyriacos

The driver of a brand new Mercedes which ended up flipped onto its side walked away with no injuries this morning.

The car came a cropper at the bottom of Elm Grove shortly before 11am this morning.

Passers by said the car’s airbags were activated, protecting the driver from injury, and he was able to get out of the car and walk away.

According to the DVLA website, the car was registered for the first time today.

The bottom end of the road has been closed to traffic following the incident.

A spokesman for Sussex Police said: “this was a single vehicle road traffic collision at 10.51am involving a grey Mercedes. There were no injuries.”

Brighton and Hove Buses said its 22 and 23 services are currently diverted as a result.

  1. Paul B Reply

    Crikey. Hope everyone rescued was ok.

    • Andy K Reply

      The article does say it was a single vehicle accident and the driver got out and walked away. No-one needed rescuing.

  2. Tom F Reply

    How does a car in a 20 mph zone flip? Karma comes at you pretty fast sometimes

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