Warning to motorists to fully de-ice your windscreen after crash in Peterborough

The windscreen of the Fiat Punto involved in the RTC this morning
The windscreen of the Fiat Punto involved in the RTC this morning

This was the icy view from the inside of a car involved in a crash in Peterborough this morning.

Officers this morning attended the crash in Whittlesey Road this morning, Thursday March 29, that officers said was a result of a windscreen not being fully defrosted.

The scene of the crash in Whittlesey Road

The scene of the crash in Whittlesey Road

The crash took place at 6.30am close to The Fenman and involved a Fiat Punto.

The car hit a railing and buckled a wheel, meaning it could not be moved and required recovery.

Police said: "Please ensure as the cold weather returns that all windows are clear of frost and ice prior to setting off on your journey."

The road was cleared at 7.45am.