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999 alert in Cambridgeshire after car spotted in river

Emergency services called after car seen in the river at Prickwillow

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Rescue workers waded into a Cambridgeshire river last night after reports of a car being seen there. “Thankfully we were able to establish there was no one inside the vehicle,” reports East Cambridgeshire Police.

The car was spotted in the river on Putney Hill Road, Prickwillow near Ely.

Emergency workers establish the car in the river at Prickwillow had no occupants

Emergency workers establish the car in the river at Prickwillow had no occupants

A police response on their Facebook page added: “In the meantime we contacted the driver to confirm that nobody was harmed.

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