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.

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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).

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