Reliant Robin driver has 'lucky escape' in vehicle blaze

THE DRIVER of a Reliant Robin had a lucky escape after the car caught fire while he was driving it.

The vehicle caught fire in Mellor Brow, Mellor, at around 8.30pm on Friday and the blaze wrecked the car.

Crew manager Simon Eardley said: “The car caught fire while somebody was driving it, and they had a bit of a lucky escape.

“It was already well alight by the time we got there and there was nothing left of the car once the fire was out.”

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1:42pm Sat 24 Mar 12

Malthus says...

I would say that every time he has driven without being recognised could count as a lucky escape.
I would say that every time he has driven without being recognised could count as a lucky escape. Malthus

4:55pm Sat 24 Mar 12

bubble of reason says...

Crew manager Simon Eardley said: “The car caught fire while somebody was driving it, and they had a bit of a lucky escape.

No he was not!

He was free wheeling it.
Crew manager Simon Eardley said: “The car caught fire while somebody was driving it, and they had a bit of a lucky escape. No he was not! He was free wheeling it. bubble of reason

8:23pm Sat 24 Mar 12

Stone Island. says...

We used to call them plastic jags when we were kids. Can't believe anyone would want one. I'd rather walk!
We used to call them plastic jags when we were kids. Can't believe anyone would want one. I'd rather walk! Stone Island.

10:37am Sun 25 Mar 12

Michael@ClitheroeSince58 says...

That's why they are called plastic rockets
That's why they are called plastic rockets Michael@ClitheroeSince58

8:42pm Sun 25 Mar 12

townendustion says...

What do you call a Reliant Robin with a football in the boot?

A whistle!
What do you call a Reliant Robin with a football in the boot? A whistle! townendustion

9:38pm Sun 25 Mar 12

ste.g says...

hope rodneys ok
hope rodneys ok ste.g

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