Driver’s lucky escape after crashing car into river

PUBLISHED: 16:00 10 June 2019 | UPDATED: 16:51 10 June 2019

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

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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.

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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.

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


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