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.

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

Police accident sign

Police accident sign

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.”

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.”