AlertSystems Responds to CCTV Capturing Moment Car Crashes into Petrol Station

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Leading business security provider, AlertSystems, has responded to released CCTV footage of the moment a man crashed his mum’s sports car into a petrol station shop.

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We can’t predict when incidents occur on business premises, but CCTV is a vital tool in providing proof from reviewed footage

CCTV footage has been released of the moment a 24 year old man crashed his mum’s Audi TT sports car into a petrol station shop at 70mph in Stockport, Greater Manchester.

The car mounted the curb at high speed and ploughed into the glass front of the shop, narrowly missing a motorist filling his car.

The young man caused £190,000 worth of damage which left the car embedded in the shop window and admitted aggravated vehicle taking, dangerous driving and driving without insurance in court. He had been the left the keys while his mum was away and had decided to move the car from a nearby pub where it had been parked following drinking and an argument with his girlfriend.

As suppliers of CCTV and alarm systems for businesses, AlertSystems understands the importance of evidence in incidents such as this.

A spokesperson for AlertSystems said:

“We can’t predict when incidents occur on business premises, but CCTV is a vital tool in providing proof from reviewed footage. It allows an audit trail of the evidence and an understanding of exactly what happened and therefore defends against false liability claims as well as providing a useful tool for the police.”

AlertSystems manage and maintain over 5000 security installations throughout the UK and are specialists in providing business security solutions. Offering professional service and a complete range of security services such as monitored alarm systems and Avigilon CCTV security systems. AlertSystems offers effective and reliable solutions to security problems.

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