Driver miraculously escapes injury after lorry overturns on Pearces Road near Whittlesey

PUBLISHED: 11:58 23 August 2019 | UPDATED: 11:58 23 August 2019

A lorry driver escaped injury after his truck crashed near Whittlesey this morning. Picture: Jo Stevens

A lorry driver escaped injury after his truck crashed near Whittlesey this morning. Picture: Jo Stevens

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A lucky lorry driver managed to escape injury this morning after his lorry overturned on Fenland back roads.

A lorry driver escaped injury after his truck crashed near Whittlesey this morning. Picture: Google MapsA lorry driver escaped injury after his truck crashed near Whittlesey this morning. Picture: Google Maps

Police and fire crews were called to Pearces Road at around 9.50am this morning (August 23) after the lorry crashed into a ditch.

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A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Police said: "We were called at 9.53am today to reports of a road traffic collision on Pearces Road, Peterborough.

"Officers attended the scene together with firefighters.

A lorry driver escaped injury after his truck crashed near Whittlesey this morning. Picture: Jo StevensA lorry driver escaped injury after his truck crashed near Whittlesey this morning. Picture: Jo Stevens

"The collision involved one vehicle, a lorry, which had overturned. The driver was unharmed."


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