Driver's lucky escape after car crashes through fence in wet and icy conditions on Woodhead Pass
A driver had a lucky escape after skidding off a major road between Sheffield and Manchester in the wet and icy weather.
South Yorkshire Police OperationalÂ Support said they were called to the A628 Woodhead Pass after a BMW 3 Series crashed through a fence into a field.
Part of the fence smashed straight through the windscreen of the vehicle but the driver only suffered minor injuries.
In a statement, the operational support team said: 'This was a classic case of ambition outweighing ability and the driver was very lucky to walk away with minor injuries.
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'South Yorkshire's roads are extremely wet today with standing water in many places, including on the motorway.
'Please slow down '“Â it really isn't worth risking your life.'