Van flips into Fenland river as ‘terrible weather’ - including snow and ice – hits the county

A van flipped on its side in the river on Downham Road in Outwell. Picture: Amber Kirkbright?

A van flipped on its side in the river on Downham Road in Outwell. Picture: Amber Kirkbright? - Credit: Amber Kirkbright

A van has flipped into a Fenland river after snow and ice hit the county.

Pictures have emerged of a white van on its side on the river bank in Outwell.

Shared on a local Facebook group, residents blame the crash on "awful weather".

One said: "This road is very icy right now he may have lost this coming round another vehicle on the side on the road I don't think speeding came into this one.

"Hopefully the driver is OK. Emergency services doing a grand job in this awful weather."


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Another said: "OMG hopefully they are ok. The weather has been terrible since yesterday, I agree it was the terrible weather with the wind and hale was really bad."

More to follow.

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