VIDEO: Peterborough motorist has a very lucky escape after car leaves road

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The driver of this blue Fiat Punto had a very lucky escape in Peterborough yesterday afternoon.

A Peterborough Telegraph reader sent us this footage captured on his car’s dashboard camera, of the driver losing control of her car on the Thorpe Road roundabout at 2.24pm on Thursday, October 15.

The near miss on Thorpe Road

The near miss on Thorpe Road

She mounts the curb and narrowly avoids hitting a lamppost, two street signs, and a set of pedestrian railings.

Other motorists were quick to pull over to offer help and ensure there were no injuries.