pulled from sea after
getting stuck on
came to the aid of two fishermen whose car became stuck in the
sea on Burnham-On-Sea beach early on Saturday morning, November
anglers were setting off for a day's fishing in Bridgwater Bay
at 6.30am when during the process of launching their boat near
the jetty their vehicle got stranded on a muddy sand bank.
a fast-incoming tide, the sea water quickly lapped up to the windscreen
and despite the best efforts of the pair to pull it free, the
car would not budge.
was caught behind the dip of a sand bank and just wouldn't move,"
one of the two anglers told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
wheels were stuck and despite a lot of pulling, we couldn't get
the vehicle out."
minutes later, local boat owner Nick Prout of The Boat Shed came
to their rescue and pulled the stricken car free using a landrover.
white Nissan Primera GX was suffering from electrical problems,
but is expected to be back in action again soon.
4x4 landrover is rescued from Burnham mud
rescue of 4x4 and jet ski on Burnham Beach