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MetiNews.Com - His van got stuck in floodwater in Buttercrambe

Yorkshire news Man trapped in floodwater for five hours before calling emergency services MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - His van got stuck in floodwater in Buttercrambe

Yorkshire news  Man trapped in floodwater for five hours before calling emergency services MetiNews.Com
22 January 2021 - 09:47

Breaking News ! A 58-year-old whose van got stuck in floodwater in North Yorkshire waited over five hours before contacting emergency services. The man got into difficulties in the small village of Buttercrambe in Ryedale after driving into floodwater on January 21. York station manager Bob Hoskins said the man waited more than five hours before eventually contacting North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. Crews attended after being called at 5.48pm and helped rescue the man. "I have just attended an incident with Malton & Pickering at Buttercrambe rescuing a 58 year old male who had driven into flood water," wrote Mr Hoskins. "He sat in his van for over 5 hours before calling North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service for assistance." He also urged people to not drive around road closure signs.

. Lockdown breakers travelling from Leeds to the North York Moors got stuck in a foot of water on a dark country lane. The fire service passed the occupants' details to North Yorkshire Police. A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "Our control room received a call from the occupants of the vehicle stating they had gone for a drive out from Leeds and were now stuck in flood water near Helmsley. Read More Related Articles 'Extraordinary courage' of drivers and off-duty officers who saved woman's life on bridge over A64 Read More Related Articles North Yorkshire councils want to spend millions on natural flood prevention "They were able to walk safely from the vehicle to dry land so there was no requirement for the fire service to attend." You can follow our live blog for the latest traffic and weather updates for North Yorkshire here. Download the YorkshireLive app to customise the news that matters to you and get the latest updates first.

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Yorkshire news Man trapped in floodwater for five hours before calling emergency services MetiNews.Com


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Yorkshire news Man trapped in floodwater for five hours before calling emergency services MetiNews.Com


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