Firefighters free elderly woman trapped in floods in Brockenhurst

Daily Echo: Pensioner rescued from flood water Pensioner rescued from flood water

Firefighters fought to rescue an elderly woman from her car after she became stranded in water in the New Forest.

The pensioner was trapped in the floods under Latchmoor Bridge, in Brockenhurst last night.

Fire and rescue crews from Brockenhurst and Lyndhurst rushed to the scene at around 7.20pm yesterday to free the woman from her vehicle.

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10:26am Wed 28 Nov 12

AndyAndrews says...

Is that the bridge with a permanent sign warning against floods underneath? Why do people keep driving into deep floods and fords?
Is that the bridge with a permanent sign warning against floods underneath? Why do people keep driving into deep floods and fords? AndyAndrews
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10:30am Wed 28 Nov 12

Dave of Dibden says...

AndyAndrews wrote:
Is that the bridge with a permanent sign warning against floods underneath? Why do people keep driving into deep floods and fords?
Yes it is, and all the locals know that the road floods under the bridge but can not be bothered to take the safe route via a 3 mile detour
[quote][p][bold]AndyAndrews[/bold] wrote: Is that the bridge with a permanent sign warning against floods underneath? Why do people keep driving into deep floods and fords?[/p][/quote]Yes it is, and all the locals know that the road floods under the bridge but can not be bothered to take the safe route via a 3 mile detour Dave of Dibden
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2:48pm Wed 28 Nov 12

rudolph_hucker says...

Dave of Dibden wrote:
AndyAndrews wrote: Is that the bridge with a permanent sign warning against floods underneath? Why do people keep driving into deep floods and fords?
Yes it is, and all the locals know that the road floods under the bridge but can not be bothered to take the safe route via a 3 mile detour
The fools!
[quote][p][bold]Dave of Dibden[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]AndyAndrews[/bold] wrote: Is that the bridge with a permanent sign warning against floods underneath? Why do people keep driving into deep floods and fords?[/p][/quote]Yes it is, and all the locals know that the road floods under the bridge but can not be bothered to take the safe route via a 3 mile detour[/p][/quote]The fools! rudolph_hucker
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