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Stark warning from firefighters in Carlton about driving in wet conditions

Firefighters at Carton Fire Station are warning motorists to drive carefully in wet conditions after being called out last night to a car that left the road after hitting standing water.

Green Watch, who are based at the station on Manor Road, attended the incident last night (November 7).

Firefighters were called out to this car, which left the road in standing water (IMAGE: Notts Fire Service)

The driver had been travelling at the normal speed limit when the vehicle hit some standing water on the road and aquaplaned, leaving the carriageway and ultimately rolling a number of times.

A spokesman for the fire service said: “Although the damage to the vehicle was significant the driver, who was wearing a seatbelt, suffered only minor injuries.

“We are entering the annual period of inclement weather and drivers are reminded to set their speed according to road conditions, whether extremely wet or cold.”

“Please drive safely.”

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