• Jaguar SUVs Hit Low Bridge In Shrewsbury
  • Jaguar SUVs Hit Low Bridge In Shrewsbury
  • Jaguar SUVs Hit Low Bridge In Shrewsbury
  • Jaguar SUVs Hit Low Bridge In Shrewsbury
  • Jaguar SUVs Hit Low Bridge In Shrewsbury

Jaguar SUVs Hit Low Bridge In Shrewsbury

A car transporter carrying several new F-Pace and E-Pace Jaguars to a Shrewsbury dealership underestimated the hight of a railway bridge, causing an estimated £132,000 of damage. The cargo was reportedly being transported from the manufacturer to a main dealership in Shrewsbury, West Midlands, when the top-end collided with the low bridge around 10am this morning. The transporter was being driven by a Cheshire-based haulage firm - G.A Newsome Ltd.

Thankfully, nobody was injured in this accident.

A Policewoman on site

3 vehicles (2 F-Pace and 1 E-Pace) are believed to be beyond repair after two of them "went flying" from the top of the vehicle, according to a bystander. Local police closed the A5112 road in both directions for approximately 2 hours to clean up any debris.

JLR (Jaguar Land Rover) have yet to comment on the accident.

Susanna Jenkins
Author: Susanna Jenkins

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    Steven Peel
    6 months ago

    Surely the operators knew the height of the load, it is a legal requirement to know the weight, width and height. \r\nCommercial vehicle GPS equipment will select a suitable route, or alert the driver to a height limit, so how could this happen ? Driver error, or the operator has not provided a suitable GPS ? In pre-GPS days, the route was worked out beforehand, avoiding low obstructions with a map. I pity the operators\' job \'phoning the insurer !

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