Heart-stopping moment for Brean motorist as sea surrounds car
owner of this car had a heart-stopping moment on Brean beach on
Saturday evening (September 6th) when the incoming tide started
to lap around his vehicle's wheels.
owner of the Audi A3, believed to be from Bristol, had gone for
a walk along Brean Down and had left his car on the beach unaware
that the tide would reach his vehicle.
beach warden tried to pull the vehicle up the beach using his
truck, as pictured here, but fortunately the owner managed to
get back to his car in time to drive it away before the sea claimed
will be a series of high tides over the next week, prompting a
new warning to motorists about checking tide times before using
other vehicles have got stuck this year. A car
was rescued on April 13th and a separate incident on March
9th saw a tractor
pull a stranded car from the mud. There was a further incident
on April 20th when a family's
vehicle got into difficulty and another car also got stuck
on May 27th, as reported here.