Driver escapes injury after car leaves road, rolls over several times, and comes to rest in Fenland field

On Friday afternoon police were called when a driver lost control of his car and plunged into a fiel

On Friday afternoon police were called when a driver lost control of his car and plunged into a field after rolling over several times at Parson Drove. PHOTO: Policing Wisbech - Credit: Archant

A driver escaped injury after losing control of his car as it left a Fenland road and rolled over several times.

Police say eye witnesses report the car – that they say was new- was driving within the speed limit when the crash happened.

A police spokesman said: 'The driver walked away practically unscathed.

'The photo of the wreck shows how lucky he was.'

The spokesman added: 'The car was brand new and perfectly roadworthy (before the crash!) and witnesses state he was driving well within the speed limit.'

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The officer who shared the crash photo on the Policing Wisbech Facebook page said: 'I've posted this across the entire Fenland area intentionally as the roads are equally as dangerous if you allow yourself to get too complacent.'

He said the message was quite simple: 'Drive safely'.

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Witnesses say the car plunged into a field before rolling over several times.

One resident told police: 'The roads are so bumpy there. 'You have to be so careful, even when driving safely; you have to keep your wits about you.

'The speed limit should be lowered on some of the roads; you bounce all over the place.'

Wisbech town councillor (and taxi driver) Billy Rackley said: 'It's a shocking bit of road if you go over 40mph'.

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