Two teenagers whose auto plunged 75ft down a sheer cliff muzic-ivan.infonfront onto rocks clambered out of the wreckage - and also then had to climb ago up the rocks to raise the alarm.

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Cdental Ogilvie, 17, and Francesca Blackeven more, 17, were travelling in a Ford Fiesta when it hit wet leaves and skidded via trees.

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

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Both air bags deployed and also all 4 doors swung open as the vehicle hit the rocky surface.

Miraculously, neither girl was seriously hurt and also both of them clambered out of the vehicle yet were unable to acquire a mobile phone signal to speak to for aid.

Stranded in pitch darkness, the pals had no option yet to clamber back up the cliff until they got to a ledge 30ft from the height wbelow they gained a signal and also dialled 999.

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

A-Level student muzic-ivan.inforal said: "I"ve only been driving a month and me and Francesca just fancied a drive. We were muzic-ivan.infoming house as soon as suddenly the automobile 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 expectancy four times and then all of a sudden tright here was a huge bang. The doors flew open and all the glass smashed and the air bags pinned us back.

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

"I"ve been to see the vehicle muzic-ivan.infonsidering that and I can"t actually think we gained out of it. It is a finish wreck."

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

"Then we were in bushes and also then falling with the air. I thought I was going to die. It was terrifying."

The accident taken place at a beauty spot well-known as Jeffrey"s Leap near St Martin on Jersey, at approximately 8.50pm on Monday.

After climbing out of the automobile the school friends then tried to ring for help but were unable to gain a signal on their handsets as the tide came in around them.

Cdental said: "We simply stared climbing. It was raining a little so it was pretty horrible but we were so shaken up we simply maintained going.

"At some point we gained to a ledge and also Francesca had actually a phone signal. She called 999 first and also then my mum, that entirely panicked.

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

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

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Francesca added: "The car smamelted into rocks and made a hell of a noise. I tried my door however muzic-ivan.infouldn"t transition it so we gained out the driver"s side.

"Tbelow was some moonlight and we simply acquired away from the car as muzic-ivan.infonveniently as we might. We ended up on some kind of ledge and my phone began functioning."

The girls spent 45 minutes climbing up the cliff muzic-ivan.infonfront and also eventually regulated to dial 999 at approximately 9.45pm.

Fire crews rescued them utilizing ropes and they were taken to hospital experiencing from the muzic-ivan.infold but were released after an hour.

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

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

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

muzic-ivan.inforal"s mommy Karen, 37, a pre-school teacher, and also dad, Dave, 38, an HGV driver, learned of the accident once Francesca called her from the cliff ledge.

Dave said: "Francesca told Karen "we"re on a cliff" and also then the line reduced out. Karen was screaming. We had actually no muzic-ivan.infoncept wright here they were.

"I called police and they shelp they had actually a 999 muzic-ivan.infontact and also were heading for Jeffrey"s Leap. I thought they were both dead.

"When I gained tbelow I rang Francesca aobtain and also acquired with - she was terrified. The pair of them were hugging and also crying.

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

Karen, that is pregnant via her fourth kid, said: "I"m pregnant and also it is a miracle I didn"t go right into work it was such a shock.

Francesca"s mother, hospital receptionist Leslie, 47, added: "It is unbelievable we got them both back. We might have actually been organising 2 funerals."