Runaway car blocks busy Carshalton junction after owner forgets handbrake

The driver had forgotten to put their handbrake on

The driver had forgotten to put their handbrake on

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A runaway car rolled down a hill and blocked traffic after its owner forgot to put the handbrake on.

Police had to move the car after it rolled down a slope and ended up in the middle of the junction of Hill Road and Banstead Road in Carshalton Beeches shortly after 8am.

Officers moved the car to the side of the road and secured it with a tree. The car was not damaged but it is not known if its owner has realised what happened.

The incident caused short delays to traffic.


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2:09pm Fri 4 Apr 14

Michael Pantlin says...

"Secured it with a tree", must have come from Special Branch.
"Secured it with a tree", must have come from Special Branch. Michael Pantlin
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