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Two helped to safety after vehicle gets stuck in flood near Market Drayton

Two people were helped to safety after a vehicle got stuck in floodwater near Market Drayton.

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The incident happened at Kenstone Lane in Hodnet. Firefighters were sent to the scene, but the pair were helped by a passer-by.

A Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "At 4.57pm on Tuesday, January 2, SFRS Fire Control received a call reporting an incident classified as flooding in Hodnet.

"Two occupants of vehicle stranded in flood water assisted to safety by passer-by prior to arrival of fire service personnel."

One fire engine was sent to the scene from Hodnet and highways workers were also in attendance.

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