car stranded on Berrow beach after getting stuck on mudflats
sports car is stranded on Berrow beach this evening (Sunday) after
a motorist became stuck while driving across the mudflats.
22 year-old man from Bristol escaped unhurt before the tide reached
it, but the vehicle could not be retrieved before it was submerged
and then sank into the mud.
Toyota Celica first got stuck on Saturday evening when the motorist
attempted to drive through the mud. He unsuccessfully tried to
push it free.
BARB Search & Rescue was called to the scene on Sunday morning,
but it was not possible to recover it safely.
District Council, which manages Berrow Beach, says it is now in
discussions with the car owner to arrange for it to be removed.
council's Resorts Manager Graham Newing told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"We have spoken with the gentleman involved, who is arranging
The car first became submerged in the sea on Saturday evening
The car is several hundred metres from the top of the beach