Portsmouth man taken to hospital with head injury after crashing into parked van

A MAN was taken to hospital after crashing into a parked van.

Monday, 9th March 2020, 6:00 am
Updated Monday, 9th March 2020, 11:56 am

The collision happened near the Mermaid pub in New Road, Buckland, at around 5.20pm on Saturday.

A Vauxhall Astra crashed into a Ford Transit van.

Emergency services were called to the scene and the driver of the Astra was taken to hospital.

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Photo from the scene of the crash in New Street East, Buckland. Picture: Contributed

A police spokesman said: ‘We were called to a report of a collision in New Road East, Portsmouth, at around 5.19pm on Saturday 7 March.

‘An Astra vehicle was in collision with a parked Ford Transit van. Further damage was caused to two other parked vehicles.

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‘The driver of the Astra, a man in his 30s from Portsmouth, was taken to hospital for a head injury.

Photo from the scene of the crash in New Street East, Buckland. Picture: Contributed

‘Anyone with information on what took place should call 101, quoting the reference number 44200087170.’

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