Council van crashes into bridal store

Motorists were caught up in traffic chaos last night after a Wigan Council van ploughed into the front of a popular bridal shop.

Wednesday, 3rd January 2018, 8:12 am
Updated Wednesday, 3rd January 2018, 10:20 am
The picture posted to social media by Toni Molyneux

The incident happened on Warrington Road in Platt Bridge just after 5pm when the van came off the road, crashing into A1 Bridal.

People took to social media to post images of the crash and send their wishes to the driver and shop owner, who confirmed that no one had been injured.

There have been suggestions that a mechanical failure was to blame for the crash.

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Image of the council van crash posted to the shop's social media page.
Image of the council van crash posted to the shop's social media page.