Breckland Police warn drivers to take care after lucky escape

In a tweet to motorists Breckland police said this driver had a 'lucky escape'. Picture: Breckland P

In a tweet to motorists Breckland police said this driver had a 'lucky escape'. Picture: Breckland Police - Credit: Archant

Breckland Police sent a warning to motorists over social media on Tuesday after a car flipped on its side in Dereham.

https://twitter.com/BrecklandPolice/status/943093558164279296

Police said the driver of the car had a 'lucky escape' and urged others to take care when driving on icy roads.

Temperatures fell to -1C in Dereham causing treacherous conditions on a number of roads. The Met Office also issued a yellow warning for freezing fog across the county.

Since the beginning of December cold weather has caused challenging driving conditions for drivers in Norfolk and resulted in a number of road traffic accidents.

The biggest impact was on December 12 when temperatures fell to -3C in some areas. Police responded to 45 road accidents across county that morning, 16 of which saw people injured.


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The Met Office has said that weather conditions are forecast to improve this week with temperatures staying somewhere between 5C and 10C.

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