GALLERY: Child calls 999 after watching over taking car leave Fens road and enter water-filled ditch

18:30 28 March 2014

RTC. A605. March. Picture: Steve Williams.

RTC. A605. March. Picture: Steve Williams.

Archant

A child called emergency services after a car left a Fenland road and ended upside-down in a water-filled ditch.

RTC. A605. March. Picture: Steve Williams.RTC. A605. March. Picture: Steve Williams.

The A605 between March and Whittlesey was closed while paramedics provided treatment to the driver.

An ambulance service spokesman said: “The child was OK and called 999.

“The adult, a man, was reported to be trapped but was out of the car when ambulance crews arrived.”

The child who called for help was in a car which was being overtaken at the time by the car which subsequently left the road and turned over.

RTC. A605. March. Picture: Steve Williams.RTC. A605. March. Picture: Steve Williams.

The crash happened between the Duncombe’s Road junction and the March Road junction, shortly before 4pm.

Police closed the road for a short time. Firefighters were also in attendance.

The driver is thought to have spent the night in hospital but returned home today (Fri).

.

0 comments

13:00

Health experts are reminding people who are under 65 and have long term health conditions to get the first jab in and beat flu this winter.

Steve Tierney (centre)  in October when he won the Medworth by election for Fenland Council

Fenland came to the rescue of BBC Radio Cambridgeshire in their bid to find a Conservative willing to be interviewed on air hours after the Rochester and Strood by election.

Lynn Road, Wisbech, during installation of new street lights

All of the issues thrown up by an audit of the street lighting contract run by Balfour Beatty which showed Cambridgeshire County Council “will not be paying the correct amount for its electricity” have been resolved, say a new report.

Yesterday, 17:00
Steve Barclay MP (middle) meeting with representatives from Sustrans to discuss a cycleway.

An MP and councillor are pushing for a new cycleway linking Chatteris with Mepal.

Most read stories

E-edition