Horror moment car speeds through junction and smashes into a building
Horrifying moment car speeds through a junction and smashes into a building leaving firefighters battling blaze in the aftermath
- A car hit Charles Wilson Auto Engineers on Wilmslow Road at midnight on Thursday
- Two people were in the vehicle and one man was taken to hospital for his injuries
This is the horrifying moment a car sped through a T-junction and smashed into a business in Manchester, leaving one man in hospital.
The dashcam footage showed the vehicle ploughing into Charles Wilson Auto Engineers on Wilmslow Road just after midnight yesterday.
It is believed two people were in the car and North West Ambulance Service have confirmed that one man was taken to hospital for further treatment.
The horrifying moment a car sped through a T-junction and smashed into a business in Manchester, leaving one man in hospital
The dashcam footage showed the vehicle ploughing into Charles Wilson Auto Engineers on Wilmslow Road just after midnight yesterday
Rinzi Phoya, 50, who captured the incident on his dashcam, said: ‘I was on Wilmslow about to turn into Dickenson – they were coming from Dickenson.
‘They sped through the traffic lights and went right into the building, going pretty fast.
‘One of them was walking okay and the other was bleeding.
‘The passenger got out but the driver had to crawl out as their side was pretty smashed in. The front of the dealership is all glass.’
Rinzi Phoya, 50, who captured the incident on his dashcam said he saw one man walk away okay, but the other was bleeding
A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said: ‘At just after midnight on Thursday morning (October 19) five fire engines from Withington, Gorton, Manchester Central, and Whitehill fire stations, along with the technical response unit from Ashton fire station were called to a road traffic collision involving two cars and a commercial building on Wilmslow Road, Rusholme.
‘Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels to extinguish a fire involving one of the vehicles and worked to make the scene safe.
‘Crews were in attendance for an hour and a half.’
Charles Wilson Auto Engineers was approached for comment.
Greater Manchester Police did not comment.
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