Giant inflatable Santa gets loose and causes traffic chaos in Wisbech

A giant inflatable Santa Claus has come loose of its moorings and is causing traffic chaos in Wisbech on Tuesday, 27 November.

Wednesday, 28th November 2018, 12:05 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 2:48 am

The AA's official traffic alert reads: "Partially blocked and slow traffic due to a large inflatable Santa on road on B198 Cromwell Road both ways in Wisbech."

This footage of the escaped Father Christmas was captured by reader Muhammad Fareed who kindly supplied it to the Peterborough Telegraph after filming the incident at around 1.30pm on Tuesday.

Cambridgeshire Police said they had not been notified of the obstruction.

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Muhammad Fareed captured this footage of the giant Santa Claus blocking the road.

There were delays as one lane of the road was blocked, but traffic was still able to pass the scene.