‘Scariest moment of my life’ says mum after car blown off road and over turns near March

PUBLISHED: 17:36 22 October 2017 | UPDATED: 19:17 22 October 2017

Woman and daughter escape injury after wind blows their car off A141 PHOTO: Fen Cops

Woman and daughter escape injury after wind blows their car off A141 PHOTO: Fen Cops

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A mother described it as “the scariest bloody thing in my life” after wind blew her car off the A141 near March – her daughter, six, was with her.

A mother and her six year old daughter had a lucky escape when their car left the A141 and overturned. PHOTO: Fen CopsA mother and her six year old daughter had a lucky escape when their car left the A141 and overturned. PHOTO: Fen Cops

The woman said she had just overtaken another car on the A141 Isle of Ely Way between Chatteris and Wimblington when the accident happened.

A mother and her six year old daughter had a lucky escape when their car left the A141 and overturned. PHOTO: Fen CopsA mother and her six year old daughter had a lucky escape when their car left the A141 and overturned. PHOTO: Fen Cops

“It was a completely safe place to do so but the wind caught my car,” she said. “I lost control and it ended up flipping into a ditch. It was the scariest bloody thing in my life.”

A mother and her six year old daughter had a lucky escape when their car left the A141 and overturned. PHOTO: Fen CopsA mother and her six year old daughter had a lucky escape when their car left the A141 and overturned. PHOTO: Fen Cops

A police spokesman said emergency services attended a single road traffic collision (RT) on the A141 at 5pm on Saturday.

The spokesman said; “A Ford Galaxy vehicle had left the carriageway and rolled over into a wooded area.

“Two persons have been taken to Peterborough City Hospital by the East of England Ambulance.

“The vehicle was recovered at the scene.”

Police are asking for any witnesses to come forward. If you did please call 101 and quote incident CC-21102017-0352


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