Driver stranded at high tide on Holy Island causeway

A campervan driver became stranded when he attempted to cross a causeway at high tide.

A campervan driver became stranded when he attempted to cross a causeway at high tide.

The man had to be rescued when the van became submerged on the Holy Island road, which is underwater twice a day.

He managed to escape and reach a refuge box. It is thought he did not realise it was unsafe to cross because he spoke little English.

Ian Clayton, from Seahouses RNLI, said: "We suspect that language problems may have contributed to this incident."

He added:...
source: BBC

2019-03-24 15:08
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