Woman in her 20s escapes unscathed after her car veers off road and ends up on roof in water filled ditch


Magpas. - Credit: Archant

Rescuers freed a woman trapped inside a car which came off a Fenland road this morning and rolled over into a water filled ditch.

An air ambulance crew also flew to the scene but the motoritst, a woman in her 20s, was allowed home after being treated at the roadside.

The incident happened just before 9am as the woman was driving between Whittlesey and Benwick.

'The car had veered off the road, rolled and ended up on its roof,' said a spokesman for Magpas Helemedix, the air ambulance emergency service.

'The car was half submerged under water in the ditch leaving a woman trapped.'

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The spokesman said when they arrived Cambs fire and rescue crews were already there together with an East of England ambulance team plus a rapid response paramedic and an ambulance officer.

'Our team assessed the woman and treated her for hypothermia whilst working alongside the other teams,' said the Magpas spokesman.

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'Fortunately the patient didn't suffer any injuries and was allowed to go home to rest and recuperate.'

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