Lucky escapes for passengers and drivers after cars flip over on ‘wet and slippery’ Chatteris Road bend

The second car which rolled over on its side at Chatteris Road, Somersham on Sunday evening.

The second car which rolled over on its side at Chatteris Road, Somersham on Sunday evening. - Credit: Archant

Two cars rolled off the same ‘wet and slippery’ road in Chatteris and ended up on their sides over the weekend.

The car after it came off the Chatteris Road bend and flipped over onto its roof.

The car after it came off the Chatteris Road bend and flipped over onto its roof. - Credit: Archant

The crashes both happened on Chatteris Road, Somersham but nobody was injured in either incident.

The first crash happened on Saturday evening when a car came off the road on a bend and flipped over onto its roof.

“The driver was fine after being checked over by the paramedics,” said a police spokesman.

The second crash, which happened at around 9pm yesterday, saw a car roll over on its side.


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“Both passengers were fine and the driver was checked over by paramedics,” said a police spokesman.

Police issued advice on social media after the incidents.

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They posted on Facebook: “The road was wet and slippery. Please take extra care when driving down this road as there are lots of bends and can be dangerous at high speeds.”

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