Somerset

Burnham flats evacuated after crash

Vehicle crashed into block of flats, Oxford Street, Burnham, Somerset
Image caption Residents have been evacuated from the block of flats in Burnham

A vehicle has crashed into a block of flats in Somerset forcing residents to be evacuated.

The vehicle caused a large hole in the side of the building in Oxford Street, Burnham. Police and fire crews were called to the scene at about 01:15 BST.

Two people were injured in the crash and were treated at the scene by paramedics.

A building inspector has been called in and a section of the road has been closed off in both directions.

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