'˜Unbelievable' escape as car hits fence in Leeds

Four people had an 'unbelievable' escape from death when planks of timber skewered a small car after it collided with a fence.

Monday, 9th April 2018, 9:30 am
Updated Monday, 9th April 2018, 10:46 am
PIC: WestYorks Police RPU (@WYP_RPU )

Traffic police in West Yorkshire posted pictures of the wrecked vehicle which, they said, crashed in the Stourton area of Leeds.

The officers said on Twitter: “Four of the luckiest people our officers have ever seen following an RTC.

“Unbelievable how this did not result in multiple fatalities. Thankfully luck was on everybody’s side this evening.”

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One person replied to the Tweet: “Reminds me of the game Kerplunk.”

The crash is understood to have happened on a roundabout near to junction 7 of the M621, on Sunday night.