Rescuers help woman stranded on car roof in flood water

Rescuers help woman stranded on car roof in flood water

Rescuers help woman stranded on car roof in flood water

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A WOMAN was marooned on the roof of her car when it became stuck in flood water.

The Lexus driver was stranded on a country road near Sixpenny Handley off the A354, North Dorset.

Her car became stuck in flood water from the River Allen yesterday evening and an emergency call was made at 8.23pm.

Retained firefighters from Cranborne and Verwood came to the rescue, along with a special response team from Poole and the brigade's Land Rover.

The woman was given a life jacket and moved to safety,

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8:55am Thu 9 Jan 14

Jenny Barnes says...

Stupid women. Does she not listen to all the warnings given. Send her the bill for her rescue,
Stupid women. Does she not listen to all the warnings given. Send her the bill for her rescue, Jenny Barnes
  • Score: 18

9:49am Thu 9 Jan 14

Mango man says...

Hope this stupid woman's car is a write off, ridiculous waste of emergency services resources just because she couldn't do what the majority of others are doing at the moment and finding an alternative route.
Hope this stupid woman's car is a write off, ridiculous waste of emergency services resources just because she couldn't do what the majority of others are doing at the moment and finding an alternative route. Mango man
  • Score: 11

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