Firefighters rescue three drivers stuck in flood water on same road
Three drivers had a lucky escape after each of their cars became stuck in flood water following heavy rain. Firefighters were called out to rescue the occupants of a Ford, BMW and Vauxhall after they all became trapped in the water. Crews from Kinver and Tamworth were sent to The Stewponey in Stourbridge to assist with the rescue at around 10pm last night (September 5). Staffordshire Police officers also attended to the incident.
And luckily, no one was injured in the ordeal. All three cars have since been recovered from the scene following the closure of the road. READ MORE: Animal Rebellion protestors film themselves drilling through milk truck tyres at Muller Willenhall
A spokesperson from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “Fire crews have helped free three drivers stuck in flood water in the Stourbridge area. Firefighters were called to The Stewponey, Stourbridge, at 10pm on Monday (5 September). “Crews from Kinver and Tamworth attended as did Staffordshire Police.
On arrival, crews found a blue Ford, a white BMW and a grey Vauxhall stuck in flood water. “The drivers and sole occupants of each car were helped out of their vehicles by crews. No one was reported injured.”
They continued: “The cars were later recovered from the scene. Crews left the scene at around 10.45pm. “The road was later reopened by officers from Staffordshire Police.”