Man rescued from floodwater between Brockenhurst and Sway

Man rescued from floodwater

Man rescued from floodwater

First published in New Forest Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author by

Firefighters have rescued a man trapped in a van surrounded by floodwater following today's torrential heavy rain.

The vehicle came to a halt under Latchmore Bridge, which carries the Southampton to Bournemouth railway line over the B3055 road between Brockenhurst and Sway.

One of the two men in the vehicle had to be rescued by fire crews from Brockenhurst, Lymington and Eastleigh .

A Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said motorists should never attempt to drive through floodwater that might be deep enough to cause problems.

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10:34pm Mon 24 Sep 12

Huffter says...

Gosh - didn't realise it was that bad - "torrential heavy rain".
Gosh - didn't realise it was that bad - "torrential heavy rain". Huffter
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9:14am Tue 25 Sep 12

Georgem says...

Presumably he'll be forced to pay for the emergency services blah blah stupid man etc I am the only taxpayer in the country whine whine typical Echo nonsense.
Presumably he'll be forced to pay for the emergency services blah blah stupid man etc I am the only taxpayer in the country whine whine typical Echo nonsense. Georgem
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