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BMW driver charged with drink driving after crashing into petrol station jet wash

PUBLISHED: 10:31 05 December 2019 | UPDATED: 13:58 05 December 2019

A BMW that was driven into a jet wash Co-Op on Lowestoft Road on Thursday.

A BMW that was driven into a jet wash Co-Op on Lowestoft Road on Thursday.

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A 31-year-old man has been charged with drink driving after crashing a BMW into a jet wash at a petrol station.

The jet wash the BMW collided with at the Co-op on Lowestoft Road in Hopton. Sam Taylor, 31, of Tennyson Road in Great Yarmouth has been charged with drink driving in relation to the incident.The jet wash the BMW collided with at the Co-op on Lowestoft Road in Hopton. Sam Taylor, 31, of Tennyson Road in Great Yarmouth has been charged with drink driving in relation to the incident.

Norfolk Police were called to the Co-op on Lowestoft Road just after 10pm on Thursday (December 4) to reports of the collision.

Officers attended and a man was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after failing a roadside breath test.

Sam Taylor, of Tennyson Road in Great Yarmouth, was later charged with failing to provide a specimen of breath and bailed to appear before the town's magistrates court on February 12 next year.

Tyre marks were visible on a grass verge off the roundabout next to the petrol station on Thursday morning (December 5).

Damage to a roundabout on the A47 after a car veered off the road and into the Co-op jet wash in Hopton.Damage to a roundabout on the A47 after a car veered off the road and into the Co-op jet wash in Hopton.

Damage at the scene included debris from the car, with a tail lamp and broken plastic strewn in the undergrowth of a hedge next to the jet wash.

A panel in the shelter surrounding the car wash had been cracked in the collision.

Co-op declined to comment.

The jet wash has been closed after the incident on Thursday night and a man has been charged with drink driving.The jet wash has been closed after the incident on Thursday night and a man has been charged with drink driving.

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Damage caused by a BMW which veered off a road and into a jet wash at Co-op in Hopton.Damage caused by a BMW which veered off a road and into a jet wash at Co-op in Hopton.

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