Driver escapes from vehicle after it enters Sixteen Foot Drain, near Christchurch

Emergency crews diverting traffic at the scene of the collision.

Emergency crews diverting traffic at the scene of the collision. - Credit: Archant

The driver of a truck managed to scramble free after it entered the Sixteen Foot Bank, near Christchurch, this morning.

The Nissan Navara went into the water at about 7.47am near Christchurch.

A Cambridgeshire Police spokesman said: “The driver got out straight away.”

The incident happened on Upwell Road, near the turning to Downham Market.


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