Elderly driver flips her Vauxhall Corsa onto its side while parking

Elderly driver flips her Vauxhall Corsa onto its side while parking

March 21, 2021

CRASH and carry! Elderly driver flips her Vauxhall Corsa onto its side while trying to park in Sainsbury’s… leaving rescue crew scratching their heads

  • Vauxhall Corsa somehow ended up on its side after parking attempt in car park
  • Female driver inside had to be rescued as she was trapped in car with no way out
  • Firefighters righted it before the motorist was checked by medics for injuries 

An elderly driver had to be rescued by fire crews after rolling her car while parking her vehicle.

The beige-coloured Vauxhall Corsa rolled on to its side as the female occupant attempted to bay park outside a Sainsbury’s in Ferndown, Dorset.

Shocked shoppers rushed over to help the elderly female driver who was trapped inside the car following the accident.

The beige-coloured car ended up on its side following an unknown incident in a car park

The fire brigade was called in case the car rolled on to its back.

Ferndown Fire Station said on its Twitter page: ‘This morning we attended a car that had overturned in Sainsburys car park.

‘After stabilising the vehicle we were able to assist the driver who only had minor injuries and extricated herself via the hatchback.’

The driver suffered minor injuries in the incident but was able to leave once the car was back on four wheels

Ambulance crews were then on hand to check for further injuries.

One user said: ‘This gives a whole new meaning to parallel parking.’

Another added: ‘I’ve no idea how this could have happened and probably neither does anyone else so let’s be happy the driver is OK and uninjured.’

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