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Author Car overturned on the Nenthead Killhope Road
John Lawson

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Car overturned on the Nenthead Killhope Road
Posted: 25/04/2016 19:26:16
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I know this item is not on strictly on topic, but Rob & I were heading down towards Nenthead from Killhope yesterday, when we could not help notice an overturned car on our side of the road.
It was boxed in by two police cars, and a recovery vehicle, clearly this is non of my business, but I hope that the occupants of the vehicle, were OK and non of our contributors were involved.
Anyone heard anything?
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Car overturned on the Nenthead Killhope Road
Posted: 26/04/2016 15:21:40
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I saw the same, though I was driving up. The car seemed fairly intact apart from a missing bumper so I assumed the hapless occupants weren't too badly hurt.
One of my colleagues mentioned seeing a car upside down in the same place a few years ago, must be something in the water.

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Car overturned on the Nenthead Killhope Road
Posted: 27/04/2016 19:38:50
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Judging by the marks on the roadside and over the fence, I think the driver came too fast down the hill and became airborne by the waterworks. Must have been fun... IP: 146.199.142.26
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Car overturned on the Nenthead Killhope Road
Posted: 27/04/2016 22:19:12
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I thought that to start with but the car was too close to the skid. Car will slide a long way on the roof at any speed.
Possibly caught nearside wheel on the verge and did a panic swerve, ending up in the verge the other side and rolling over.

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