A lamp post on Bedford High Street was thankfully the only casualty after a motorist jumped a red traffic light and lost control of their car.
The post was completely flattened in the incident.
A Borough Council spokesperson told the Bedford Independent: “Unfortunately a vehicle hit this sign after running a red light, and we will be investigating alongside our insurance provider as well as passing CCTV footage to the Police.
“Our highways team have been on-site making the area safe, and repairs will be carried out as soon as possible when UK Power Networks are able to restore the necessary electrical feed to the post.”
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