Driver has lucky escape after lorry topples off road into Fenland field

PUBLISHED: 16:40 25 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:40 25 February 2013

The lorry, which toppled onto its side in a field off Wimblington Road, Manea.

The lorry, which toppled onto its side in a field off Wimblington Road, Manea.

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A DRIVER had a lucky escape this afternoon when his lorry toppled off the road and ended on its side in a Fenland field.

Police received reports of a lorry which had left Wimblington Road, Manea, at about 3.30pm.

The vehicle was stuck on its side in a field close to the junction with Station Road, but the driver was unharmed.

A police spokesman said: “It was causing a distraction more than anything because people kept stopping to check that the driver was safe.

“It is unknown how the lorry managed to get there.”

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