escapes from water-filled ditch after crash near Burnham
driver of this car was lucky to escape injury after plunging into
a water-filled ditch on New Year's Day.
were called to Harp Road after a passer-by spotted the vehicle
in a rhyne, surrounded by water.
vehicle had slid off the road following a period of heavy rain
and the driver inside had managed to scramble free.
police spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We were called
out at 8.50pm by a member of the public to a car in a ditch in
Harp Road. The driver was located and was found to be unharmed."
Road - which runs from the Fox and Goose pub at Brent Knoll through
to the village of Mark - has seen several similar accidents over