Posted: Fri 29th Apr 2022

Car hits statue outside Chester Town Hall

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Friday, Apr 29th, 2022

Police say they have been dealing with a collision near Chester Town Hall “where a car has collided with a statue.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A silver Honda has driven through metal barriers and hit the 5metre high ‘Celebration of Chester’ sculpture outside the town hall. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Chester Police have moved to reassure people it was not “terrorism related.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Fortunately there are no reports of any serious injuries. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

In a post on social media, Chester Police said: “We’re currently dealing with a collision near Chester Town Hall where a car has collided with a statue.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“We would like to reassure people this it is not terrorism related and there are no reports of any serious injuries.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The collision which happened just before 11.30am (Friday, April 29) has badly damaged the car and large stones from the base of the sculpture have been damaged and dislodged. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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