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FANTASTIC MR FOX helps catch uninsured driver whose car topples onto its side

Updated: Jul 25, 2021

Image credit: Twitter @gmptraffic/Pixabay remixed

A motorist who says they swerved to avoid a fox has ended up toppling their vehicle onto its side.

According to Greater Manchester Police's Traffic Team, the Kia vehicle flipped on its side on Manchester Road, Bolton, near to the A666 exit.

On arrival, officers completed a roadside check on the driver and vehicle. Results showed that the driver was uninsured and only held a provisional licence.

Using their official Twitter account @gmptraffic to highlight the incident, a spokesperson for the force said: "Report of 1 vehicle RTC on Manchester Road Bolton near to A666 exit.

"The driver stated he swerved to avoid a Fox! Well the fox is ok... As for the car... Maybe not.

"Driver uninjured... Also found to be uninsured with a prov licence! Reported and car awaiting recovery."


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