Worthing double-glazed van crashes into Colonnade gallery Brighton News

A VAN driver crashed outside a downtown art gallery late at night.

The footage shows how the van belonging to a double-glazing company crashed into Colonnade House in Worthing last night.

The Warwick Street building is at the junction with the A259 and The Steyne.

Meanwhile, the van is owned by The Double Glazed Window Repair Company Ltd, based in Ferring.

It appears the window at the front of the art gallery was smashed in the crash.

The Argus: the van crashed in Worthing town centerThe van crashed in Worthing town center

Meanwhile, bollards at the entrance to the city center were damaged.

The Argus: the van crash in Worthing town centerThe van accident in Worthing town center

Colonnade House is an art venue in Worthing with gallery and studio spaces for artists and designers.

He is currently exhibiting works by Shoreham painter Lucia Babjakova, originally from Slovakia, and her son Cassius. The exhibition is called Lucia and Cassius: Him and Me.

L'Argus: Colonnade House, WorthingColonnade House, Worthing

The van also sustained damage after the accident, which is believed to have taken place last night (Friday June 11 to Saturday June 12).

Photos taken in the early morning show the extent of the accident.

Resident Sarah Croft said: “I live upstairs, it was like an earthquake waking me up.

“The driver of the van drove down Brighton Road and seemed to want to go straight down Warwick Street.”

She said police attended the scene at 3:15 a.m.

The Argus: the van slammed into the front of the Worthing Art GalleryThe van slammed into the front of the Worthing Art Gallery

It is not yet known if anyone was injured in the incident.

Sussex Police have been contacted regarding the incident.

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This notice was published: 2021-06-12 09:11:33

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