Lucky escape for driver after car submerged in water in Fenland drain

A driver in Fenland had a lucky escape last night after their car was fully submerged in water.

Friday, 8th February 2019, 8:06 am
Updated Monday, 11th February 2019, 10:00 am

The incident happened in Sixteen Foot Bank, Stonea, near March, with police called out around 11.45pm.

A police spokeswoman said: “The driver was out of the vehicle when we arrived and had been given a lift home. They rang us to say they were safe and home.

“No-one was hurt.”

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The car was recovered from the water this morning.

A Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “Our crews did attend this last night with the police, however, no action was required.”