Lucky escape as driver and passengers escape from car in Peterborough river

The car submerged in the river
The car submerged in the river

A driver and two passengers had a lucky escape after their car ended up submerged upside down in a river.

Peterborough police were called at about 10.30pm on Saturday to reports of a car in a river at Old Oundle Road, Thornhaugh.

When officers arrived, they found three people who were in the vehicle had suffered ‘minor injuries.’

The car was later recovered.