VIDEO: Sandicliffe dealership employees ‘shocked’ after Citroen smashed into MG showroom


Sandicliffe Group MG dealership employees had been left “shocked” however unharmed after a Citroen MPV crashed by means of the glass entrance of its newly-refurbished showroom.

CCTV footage from the dealership on Derby Highway, Loughborough, exhibits the second the car careered throughout the forecourt earlier than colliding by means of the glass and into show autos within the incident, which is claimed to resulted in £60,000-worth of harm.

One of many vehicles broken within the collision was a model new MG4 electric vehicle (EV) value £32,000, whereas the opposite was an ZS EV SUV value £31,000.

The drama unfolded simply earlier than 10am on Monday (December 5) and got here simply days forward of a deliberate grand reopening of the MG franchise following its current improve works.

Sandicliffe chief government Paul Woodhouse, who was on web site on the time, mentioned he was “so happy” nobody was injured and “so proud” of how dealership employees reacted in serving to the woman who had pushed her Citroen C4 Picasso into the constructing.

Commenting on the incident itself, Woodhouse mentioned: “I felt the constructing shake although my workplace is on the primary flooring and near 75 meters away. Once I bought to the MG showroom there was damaged glass and bits of the constructing strewn throughout our new showroom.

“Having subsequently seen the safety video footage I’m simply so relieved no one was within the speedy neighborhood as a result of issues may have been a lot worse.

“Automobiles and buildings will be repaired, it’s nice that nobody was injured. Our ideas are with the motive force, we hope she is properly.”

He added that it was “actually not a traditional Monday morning” however mentioned thew the MG and Nissan companies – whereas boarded up – are open as traditional.


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