‘Scariest moment of my life’ says mum after car is blown off road

Woman and daughter escape injury after wind blows their car off A141 PHOTO: Fen Cops

Woman and daughter escape injury after wind blows their car off A141 PHOTO: Fen Cops - Credit: Archant

'It was the scariest thing in my life' - that was the reaction of a shocked mother whose car was blown off the road by the wind while driving with her six-year-old daughter.

A mother and her six year old daughter had a lucky escape when their car left the A141 and overturne

A mother and her six year old daughter had a lucky escape when their car left the A141 and overturned. PHOTO: Fen Cops - Credit: Archant

The woman said she had just overtaken another car on the A141 Isle of Ely Way between Chatteris and Wimblington, in Cambridgeshire, when the accident happened.

'It was a completely safe place to do so but the wind caught my car,' she said. 'I lost control and it ended up flipping into a ditch. It was the scariest thing in my life.'

A police spokesman said emergency services attended a single road traffic collision (RT) on the A141 at 5pm on Saturday.

The spokesman said; 'A Ford Galaxy vehicle had left the carriageway and rolled over into a wooded area.

A mother and her six year old daughter had a lucky escape when their car left the A141 and overturne

A mother and her six year old daughter had a lucky escape when their car left the A141 and overturned. PHOTO: Fen Cops - Credit: Archant

'Two persons have been taken to Peterborough City Hospital by the East of England Ambulance.

'The vehicle was recovered at the scene.'

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Police are asking for any witnesses to come forward. Call 101 and quote incident CC-21102017-0352.

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