‘Slow down, drive to road conditions’: Two cars crash in the Fens due to ‘weather conditions’

12 December, 2019 - 11:23
Two cars left Fen roads on Thursday morning (December 12) due to the weather conditions, police warn. Picture: Supplied/Cambs Cops

Two cars left Fen roads on Thursday morning (December 12) due to the weather conditions, police warn. Picture: Supplied/Cambs Cops

Supplied/Cambs Cops

Two car accidents were caused in the Fens due to icy weather conditions, police have warned.

Two cars left Fen roads on Thursday morning (December 12) due to the weather conditions, police warn. Picture: Supplied/Cambs CopsTwo cars left Fen roads on Thursday morning (December 12) due to the weather conditions, police warn. Picture: Supplied/Cambs Cops

Two car accidents were caused in the Fens due to icy weather conditions, police have warned.

In one incident this morning (December 12), a Ford Focus left the road on Redmoor Lane, Wisbech and entered a water-filled dyke.

Also in Benwick, a silver 4x4 pick-up truck overturned. Luckily no one was injured in the incident.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said: "Please drive to the road and weather conditions, luckily no injuries reported.

Two cars left Fen roads on Thursday morning (December 12) due to the weather conditions, police warn. Picture: Supplied/Cambs CopsTwo cars left Fen roads on Thursday morning (December 12) due to the weather conditions, police warn. Picture: Supplied/Cambs Cops

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"We were called at about 5.30am with reports a car had gone into a ditch in Redmoor Lane near Elm.

"No injuries have been reported and recovery of the Ford Focus is underway.

"We were called at about 4.30am with reports a car had gone into a ditch in Whittlesey Road near Benwick.

"The Ford Ranger has been recovered. No injuries were reported as a result of the collision."

One resident said: "This is happening too frequently throughout Fenland villages.

"Slow down, drive to road conditions. Why risk serious injury to yourself and others."


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