Firefighters wade into flood water to rescue person trapped in car

The incident occured on Captain's Lane near Wetherden. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The incident occured on Captain's Lane near Wetherden. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

A rescue crew was forced to wade onto a flooded road to save a person trapped in their car this morning.

The individual was unable to leave their vehicle after becoming stuck in flood water on Captain’s Lane between Elmswell and Wetherden.

A spokesperson for Suffolk Fire and Rescue Services said firefighters received a call at 11:33am today, Monday, April 2, from a person trapped in their car near Wetherden.

A rescue crew attended dressed in wetsuits to free the individual from the vehicle.

Luckily, no injuries were reported and the incident was declared closed at 12pm.


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