Grandmother has a lucky escape after her car flipped on its side

Grandmother has a lucky escape after her car flipped on its side

  • Maggie Turner’s car veered into a parked vehicle and flipped on its side
  • 64-year-old motorist’s Skoda than also hit a parked van in South East London
  • She clambered out of the window – scratching her hands on shattered glass
  • Grandmother-of-two said she is very lucky not to have been seriously hurt

A grandmother had a lucky escape when her car flipped on its side in a crash on a road riddled with potholes.

Maggie Turner, 64, was driving home in Eltham, South East London, when her car veered into a parked vehicle and flipped on its side before also striking a parked van.

She clambered out of the passenger window – scratching her hands on shattered glass – and was helped out of the car with stepladders as neighbours ran to her aid.

Crash scene: Maggie Turner, 64, was driving home in Eltham, South East London, when her car veered into a parked vehicle and flipped on its side before also striking a parked van

The crash happened on the pretty Grade II-listed Progress Estate in Eltham, South East London

The grandmother-of-two said she is very lucky not to have been seriously hurt in the crash on the pretty Grade II-listed Progress Estate in Eltham in her Skoda Yeti.

Ms Turner said her ‘furious’ family believe a pothole was to blame and – though she herself can’t be certain – she admits she’s ‘fairly convinced’ one was involved. 

She has since complained to the council about the state of the road. 

Ms Turner said: ‘I turned into the road. I wasn’t going fas

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