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UK: Reliant driver left in spin

By just-auto.com editorial team | 12 January 2001

A motorist experienced 'spin city' yesterday when his Robin Reliant was caught by a massive gust of wind and somersaulted five times, the UK's Daily Mirror newspaper reported.

Sixty-seven-year-old pensioner Reg Clark escaped with cuts when his yellow three-wheeled pride and joy hit a tree.

Mr Clark, from Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, said that he was tossed about like a pea in a pod. "I suppose I have to laugh about it now", he said. Clark was driving through an exposed area of the table-flat Fens when a gust of wind caught his tiny car.