Driver’s lucky escape after crashing car into river

A driver had a lucky escape after crashing into a river. Picture: King's Lynn Police

A driver had a lucky escape after crashing into a river. Picture: King's Lynn Police - Credit: Archant

Police have issued a warning to drivers after a car crashed into a river.

Officers are urging motorists to drive to the conditions after a Nissan Micra went off the A1122 at Outwell in West Norfolk following heavy rain.

Police were called at 12.32pm on Monday by the driver, who was a single occupant and was able to escape the vehicle before officers arrived.

The driver, a women in her 20s, was not injured in the incident.

King's Lynn Police issued the warning on Twitter. It said: "Lots of rain is expected over the coming days in West Norfolk.


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"Please drive to the weather and road conditions accordingly. This driver has had a lucky escape in Outwell today."

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