Van driver rescued from flooded ford

Emergency services rescue a stranded driver at Plaitford

Emergency services rescue a stranded driver at Plaitford

First published in Romsey
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Firefighters from Romsey and Lyndhurst rescued a driver from his van after it became stuck in a flooded ford at Plaitford yesterday afternoon (Tuesday).

 The man became trapped after entering around two feet of fast moving flood water.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service is reminding drivers not to drive into flood water.

If you are unsure of the depth, do not attempt to drive through it and find an alternative route.

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3:44pm Wed 12 Feb 14

Romsey Constituent says...

This twit should be charged for the rescue and for diverting the emergency services from a REAL emergency. Fords have depth markers.Can the man not read???
This twit should be charged for the rescue and for diverting the emergency services from a REAL emergency. Fords have depth markers.Can the man not read??? Romsey Constituent
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