Search

Delivery driver rescued as road closed due to flooding

PUBLISHED: 11:25 01 May 2018 | UPDATED: 14:45 02 May 2018

Previous flooding at Shotesham Ford. Photo : Steve Adams

Previous flooding at Shotesham Ford. Photo : Steve Adams

Copyright Archant Norfolk 2015

Heavy rain has caused a ford to flood on a south Norfolk road, with one driver already having to be rescued.

Mill Lane in Shotesham St Mary, near Newton Flotman, has been closed by Norfolk police with drivers asked to take an alternative route.

At 7.55am this morning a delivery vehicle got stuck in Shotesham Ford.

Fire crews from Long Stratton, Carrow and Earlham attended the incident.

One person was rescued by the water rescue team who waded into the water and assisted the driver to dry land.

The vehicle has been recovered but police are still on scene.

The road will be closed until further notice.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Diss Mercury. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad. Coronavirus is one of the greatest challenges our community has ever faced, but if we all play our part we will defeat it. We're here to serve as your advocate and trusted source of local information.

In these testing times, your support is more important than ever. Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Diss Mercury