Shocking moment HGV truck smashes into three vehicles leaving scene of “absolute carnage”

This shocking footage shows the moment when an HGV truck smashed into three vehicles on a quiet residential street - leaving a scene of “absolute carnage”.

The accident happened on Blackburn Road, Egerton at 7.30am.Police, fire and ambulance were called to the incident.

An investigation is underway into the cause of the crash.

Anthony Ashton, the owner of the white van and the Nissan Qashqai which were hit said he is still in shock from the incident.

He said: "At about 7:40am yesterday morning I heard an almighty bang outside, I looked out the window and noticed the car and van had gone.

"The HGV hit a Fiesta which was parked behind my van, it then hit my van, hit the Qashqai and demolished four garden walls and then into the church walls.

"My wife's car is in pieces still outside the house at the moment but my van was picked up by recovery and the insurance then picked it up.

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