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CAR FLIPS ONTO ROOF IN VENTNOR AFTER DRIVER ‘SNEEZES’ AT THE WHEEL

A car has come to rest upside down on its roof in Ventnor this morning (Wednesday) after the driver ‘sneezed’ and collided with another vehicle.

Police, fire and ambulance crews are all on scene at Ocean View Road, where a Mazda 2 has ended up on its roof.

Island Echo understands the driver was heading towards town at around 09:00 when he sneezed, resulting in a collision with the rear end of a Toyota Yaris – which in turn flipped the Mazda.

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2 fire crews from Shanklin and Newport are on scene and have assisted 1 male from the wreckage. They are now standing down from the incident.

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Paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service are continuing to check over the casualty but he is not thought to have sustained any serious injuries.

Ocean View Road is blocked in both directions but is expected to reopen once the car has been recovered.

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Liz
Liz
8 days ago

Good god! Most people can tell a sneeze us on way from a stingy nose usually so if behind a wheel “get ready”for it as yiur in charge of a deathtrap fgs
Break slowly when it comes or take care or something.i suspect that reason is nonsense

Just Sayin’
Just Sayin’
8 days ago

Good job he didn’t fart or they would have been picking the car out of a tree.

Paul
Paul
Reply to  Just Sayin’
7 days ago

Brilliant!

Rob Ashton
Rob Ashton
7 days ago

Must be caused by the high amount of cannabis in the air around Ventnor.

Letting you know
Letting you know
Reply to  Rob Ashton
7 days ago

These little shopping trolleys that people keep crashing are not Ferrari’s, they can’t handle the road like high end performance cars.

But most drivers think they are Sterling Moss, your little car is for everyday commute, not formula one…get it through your thick scules..

Jim Bean
Jim Bean
Reply to  Letting you know
7 days ago

Have you been drinking? lol

Miss Sensible
Miss Sensible
Reply to  Jim Bean
7 days ago

Probably been sniffing the air 2 much !!!!!
Skulls [email protected]

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Letting you know
Reply to  Jim Bean
7 days ago

I expect the driver of this little car could have been..

Uncle Ben
Uncle Ben
Reply to  Letting you know
7 days ago

Thick skulls?

Qwerty King
Qwerty King
Reply to  Letting you know
7 days ago

Scules? Class!

Last edited 7 days ago by Qwerty King
Charlie
Charlie
Reply to  Rob Ashton
7 days ago

This comment wins haha

Letting you know
Letting you know
7 days ago

My smartphone has never sneezed, another idiot will be along soon..

Jim Bean
Jim Bean
Reply to  Letting you know
7 days ago

you are the idiot

Dave C
Dave C
7 days ago

That’s one hell of a sneeze 😀

Incredible !!
Incredible !!
7 days ago

obviously tailgating….

Phil mccavity
Phil mccavity
7 days ago

More bad driving on the IW

Kev
Kev
Reply to  Phil mccavity
7 days ago

Boring!

Nathan Eddington
Nathan Eddington
Reply to  Kev
7 days ago

Sorry if the comments section of island echo isn’t entertaining enough. Netflix?

fred
fred
7 days ago

Check phone record. That looks like the car that cut me up a week ago. Driving like a twat.

Jim Bean
Jim Bean
Reply to  fred
7 days ago

Yeah I’m sure it was Karen

Lord lucan
Lord lucan
Reply to  fred
7 days ago

What a stupid thing to say there’s more then one blue mazda

Letting you know
Letting you know
Reply to  Lord lucan
7 days ago

Where?? Are they designed to travel upside-down, or don’t they come with wheels…

Funny Fred
Funny Fred
7 days ago

Thank god we had the armed police arrive.. that sneeze was clearly more deadly than we first feared..

Eamon Devalera
Eamon Devalera
7 days ago

Police will give them a £2000 fine for allowing pollen in car

Eamon Devalera
Eamon Devalera
7 days ago

I’ve had a snail fart outside my front door, do we really need this level of reporting.
I’ve hit a pigeon in a 2cv had a car bloody full of feathers I couldn’t get that on the roof If I tried well not without the use of a bank or pensioner

Eamon Devalera
Eamon Devalera
7 days ago

Perhaps the police should take the polen filter out and see if its been changed they should be changed every service

Micky
Micky
7 days ago

“You can park there sir”

Higgi
Higgi
7 days ago

Too much coke up the nose

Jimmy
Jimmy
7 days ago

I don’t think there is any gravity on the Island any more. Certainly not in the ‘normal’ sense!

Me me
Me me
7 days ago

Ridiculous I sneezed what a stupid thing to say you crashed and could of killed someone blo–y terrible bad driving and due care and attention if you drive like should be banned

Lover of life
Lover of life
7 days ago

Bollocks!!! More bloody bad driving? These people are not safe on our roads!
These people are dangerous! Ban them from the roads FFS a sneeze yeah any excuse to hide their incompetence!

Detective Dave
Detective Dave
7 days ago

I think I’ve sussed it.. don’t drive cars with blocked out number plates they crash or flip over … cars with clearly defined plates don’t seem to crash…. Can’t teach that

rodney burt
rodney burt
5 days ago

I noticed in the photograph the police was tooting a gun surly that should have been a handkerchief

 

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