July 30, 2011
Stranded car and trailer towed to safety on Brean beach
tractor had to be used to retrieve this car and trailer after
they became stranded in mud on Brean beach on Saturday afternoon
A Brean farmer hauled the Ford Mondeo and its trailer from the
mudflats shortly after 4pm.
"The motorist had driven several hundred metres down the
beach towards the tideline to try and launch his dinghy when he
got stuck despite being warned about the dangers," Brean
Beach Warden Dave Furber told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
Fortunately, the tractor was nearby and managed to tow the vehicle
to safety before the incoming tide reached it. The incident served
as another warning about the dangers of driving vehicles onto