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Car smashes into Plaistow cafe injuring two

PUBLISHED: 11:38 11 May 2015 | UPDATED: 11:38 11 May 2015

Two people in the car, pictured here after the collision, were taken to hospital. Picture: Paul Wood

Two people in the car, pictured here after the collision, were taken to hospital. Picture: Paul Wood

Paul Wood

Two men were taken to hospital after their car smashed into a cafe in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Firefighters at the scene in Plaistow Road in the early hours of Saturday morning. Picture: Paul WoodFirefighters at the scene in Plaistow Road in the early hours of Saturday morning. Picture: Paul Wood

Part of the wall of Cafe Chaps, in Plaistow Road, Plaistow, was damaged in the collision leading to a partial collapse of the building.

Firefighters rescued a woman who was trapped in the flat above the shop, using a ladder to bring her to safety. She was not injured.

Crews from Plaistow and Poplar fire stations shored up the ground floor of the building to make it safe.

Did you see what happened? Call Seema Hakim on 020 8477 3879 or email seema.hakim@archant.co.uk.


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