Car crashes into Gull shop window

A car has crashed into the shop window of the Gull Petrol Station on Hewletts Road. Photos: Andrew Campbell.

A car has crashed into the shop of the Gull Petrol Station on Hewletts Road.

Western Bay of Plenty road policing manager Senior Sargeant Ian Campion confirmed that a vehicle has crashed into the petrol station shop.

"A vehicle appears to have driven through one of the windows or walls," says Ian.

"No one is reported to be injured in the crash."

Emergency services have been called.

This is the second time this year someone has driven into the shop's window.



Posted on 21-09-2017 07:17 | By unltd1nfantry

These people drive on our roads? ...and they do this sorta thing from stationary car park? scary stuff

Petrol Prices!

Posted on 21-09-2017 05:38 | By leighmac

Another pissed off person protesting the price we have to pay!

One foot driving

Posted on 20-09-2017 19:15 | By clingon

Old people need to prove they can handle an automatic transmission car after filling up with petrol when they re-sit their driving test- once again, this wouldn't have happened with a manual transmission vehicle...


Posted on 20-09-2017 18:17 | By The Sage

We never used to have bollards everywhere to protect people from cars. This is a sad indictment on society as it is, poor driving, inattention and being in a hurry. Throw in the odd medical misadventure that people blame far too often. Take responsibility.

Whose at fault.

Posted on 20-09-2017 16:13 | By waiknot

This has happened here before, clearly not the driver. It must be something wrong with the window

golly gosh

Posted on 20-09-2017 15:25 | By old trucker

Second time in a month,GOSH they only had BRAND NEW WINDOW put in last week, anyway Sunlive,keep bringing us great upto date things, that is why you are No1,Thankyou, 10-4 out. phew.

spec savers !

Posted on 20-09-2017 15:11 | By Darth Vader NZ

the sign reads "NO ENTRY" ... spec savers --->


Posted on 20-09-2017 12:57 | By Seriously?

Can't they put bollards on the outside of the store?

2nd time in two months??

Posted on 20-09-2017 12:16 | By thumbs647

and from the same parking space?? *cue: Twilight Zone music*

make the most of the new

Posted on 20-09-2017 12:13 | By Mein Fuhrer

drive through facilities

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