Agent escapes death after vehicle crashes into office

An estate agent had a miraculous escape yesterday – saved only by the call of nature.

Negotiator Chris Peirce, who normally works at a desk in the window of Kings estate agents in Sevenoaks, Kent, popped to the loo seconds before a 4×4 vehicle crashed its whole length into the office.

Peirce, 25, told his local paper: “I am shaken up a bit.

“I’m not a big believer in God but I feel like someone is watching over me because the fact that I have gone to the toilet at that exact moment has saved me.

“It’s so lucky, I can’t believe it happened really.”

Kent police and an ambulance rushed to the scene and removed a passenger from the vehicle.

The estate agency is now boarded up, but Peirce said he hopes it will be business as usual today.

He said: “It’s shocking but I’m fine and I’ve work to do.”

A 17-year-old hairdresser, Albert Facey, who works opposite the agency and saw the whole thing, told the local paper: “The car tried to reverse and did a loop then just went smash into the window.”

“My mate Chris sits on a desk just behind the window but he had just gone to the toilet.

“If he’d still been sitting there he would have been brown bread.”×4-reverses-Sevenoaks-estate-agent-window/story-28340796-detail/story.html


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  1. Gump

    Make sure you buy a lottery ticket today!

  2. hammondlee

    The first ‘Drive Through’ estate agents…. oh yeah Purplebricks, you cant do that!

  3. letmeout

    Someone’s got a ‘big job’ on their hands clearing that one up!


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