Girl escapes from cliff fall car

An 11-year-old girl has escaped death after jumping out of a car moments before it rolled off a cliff and plummeted 250ft.

The girl, from near Rhyl, Denbighshire, had been listening to music in the car at a campsite in Anglesey, when she accidentally knocked the handbrake.

Frantic attempts to pull it up proved to be futile, but the girl managed to jump out of the vehicle with just a few feet to spare.

RNLI volunteer Dave Massey said: "There is no doubt that she would never have survived that fall".

He added that the car had taken several tents with it as it gathered momentum down the hill, but luckily no one was inside them.

The girl, who was staying with her grandparents on the campsite, was taken to hospital in Bangor, where she was treated for minor cuts and scratches, and was "very distressed and very shaken up".

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