CCTV to save our national treasures

Up to £1 million of damage is caused to bridges such as this each year Credit: Canal and River Trust

CCTV is being installed on a canal bridge in Kidderminster in a bid to catch hit-and-run drivers causing damage to bridges across the UK.

The bridges are up to 200-years-old, forming part of British heritage, originally designed for horse and carts Credit: Canal and River Trust
Money to repair the bridges cannot be claimed on insurance from the hit-and-run drivers Credit: Canal and River Trust
This is the first bridge to have CCTV installed in the hope it will be protected from further damage Credit: Canal and River Trust

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Canal Bridge Hit And Run

CCTV is being installed on a canal bridge in Kidderminster in a bid to catch hit-and-run drivers causing damage to bridges across the UK.