A car was left impaled on a security pole outside a Brentwood Tesco store.

A black Fiat 500 became lodged on the fixture outside the Tesco Express in Warley Hill, reportedly forcing the store to close.

Essex County Fire and Rescue said it was called at 2.02pm today (March 27) and left the scene 34 minutes later at 2.36pm.

The fire service sent one fire engine from Basildon station and its crews were on scene to ensure everyone was safe.

“It is not ongoing,” the Essex Fire spokesperson said. “It [the incident] appears to have been wrapped up.”

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Romford Recorder: The Fiat 500 on top of the poleThe Fiat 500 on top of the pole (Image: James Weatherup)

An Essex Police spokesperson said officers were called at 2.20pm but did not attend since there were no reported injuries. No arrests were made, the spokesperson added.

"There was no mention of anyone who was hurt," an Essex Fire spokesperson confirmed.

Romford Recorder: Red Essex Fire tape was put up to deal with the incidentRed Essex Fire tape was put up to deal with the incident (Image: James Weatherup)

Brake fluid was leaking from the vehicle, the spokesperson said.

Tesco was contacted for comment.