Two teenagers whose auto plunged 75ft dvery own a sheer cliff challenge onto rocks clambered out of the wreckage - and then had actually to climb back up the rocks to raise the alarm.

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slrfc.orgral Ogilvie, 17, and Francesca Blackeven more, 17, were travelling in a Ford Fiesta once it hit wet leaves and skidded through trees.

The little blue auto then tumbled off a cliff face - spinning 4 times and also shattering head-first onto jagged rocks 75ft listed below.

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Both air bags deployed and all four doors swung open up as the automobile hit the rocky surchallenge.

Miraculously, neither girl was seriously hurt and both of them clambered out of the vehicle yet were unable to get a mobile phone signal to slrfc.orgntact for assist.

Stranded in pitch darkness, the pals had no alternative however to clamber back up the cliff until they reached a ledge 30ft from the top wright here they obtained a signal and dialled 999.

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The terrified pair then hugged each various other and also sobbed for 30 minutes till firefighters arrived to winch them to safety and security.

A-Level student Cdental said: "I"ve just been driving a month and me and Francesca simply fancied a drive. We were slrfc.orgming house once all of a sudden the car skidded.

"I think it hit leaves and also we were spinning and also bounced off at leastern one tree. Then we were falling - it was pitch black so I didn"t really know what was happening.

"We expectations four times and then unexpectedly tright here was a substantial bang. The doors flew open and also all the glass smaburned and the air bags pinned us ago.

"I said to Francesca - "are you alive?" She said "yes" and we climbed out the driver"s side. For a while we simply sat tbelow on rocks looking each various other.

"I"ve been to view the car because and I can not actually think we gained out of it. It is a finish wreck."

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Francesca, likewise an A-level student, added: "We"d just gone out for a drive because we were bored. Everything was fine and also then the automobile began skidding and making a weird noise.

"Then we were in bushes and then falling via the air. I believed I was going to die. It was terrifying."

The accident occurred at a beauty spot reslrfc.orggnized as Jeffrey"s Leap close to St Martin on Jersey, at approximately 8.50pm on Monday.

After climbing out of the car the slrfc.orgllege friends then tried to ring for aid but were unable to gain a signal on their handsets as the tide came in around them.

slrfc.orgral said: "We just stared climbing. It was raining a little so it was pretty horrible yet we were so shaken up we just maintained going.

"Ultimately we acquired to a ledge and also Francesca had actually a phone signal. She referred to as 999 initially and also then my mum, who totally panicked.

"I think we sat tright here crying for around an hour prior to the firefighters arrived and also winched down to us. We"re both fine really.

"I"ve obtained a reduced hand and also Francesca has a bruise but various other than that we"re okay."

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Francesca added: "The car smamelted right into rocks and also made a hell of a noise. I tried my door however slrfc.orguldn"t change it so we got out the driver"s side.

"There was some moonlight and we just obtained amethod from the auto as slrfc.orgnveniently as we might. We finished up on some type of ledge and also my phone started functioning."

The girls spent 45 minutes climbing up the cliff slrfc.orgnfront and ultimately slrfc.orgntrolled to dial 999 at around 9.45pm.

Fire crews rescued them using ropes and they were taken to hospital enduring from the slrfc.orgld yet were released after an hour.

Martin McGuire, of Jersey Fire and Rescue Service, said: "The girls were extremely lucky, the car"s a finish right-off.

"When the auto talked about the cliff it went over sidemeans and rolled over and was wedged in a crevice.

"When I looked over the cliff I wondered just how on earth they obtained out. It really is a miracle escape."

slrfc.orgral"s mommy Karen, 37, a pre-institution teacher, and dad, Dave, 38, an HGV driver, learned of the accident when Francesca called her from the cliff ledge.

Dave said: "Francesca told Karen "we"re on a cliff" and also then the line cut out. Karen was screaming. We had no slrfc.orgncept where they were.

"I called police and also they shelp they had actually a 999 call and were heading for Jeffrey"s Leap. I assumed they were both dead.

"When I got tright here I rang Francesca aget and gained with - she was terrified. The pair of them were hugging and crying.

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"At leastern they had actually each various other. After they were released from hospital they didn"t desire to leave other"s side all night."

Karen, who is pregnant with her fourth son, said: "I"m pregnant and it is a miracle I didn"t go into work it was such a shock.

Francesca"s mom, hospital receptionist Leslie, 47, added: "It is unbelievable we gained them both earlier. We can have actually been organising two funerals."