Man trapped in car surrounded by flood water freed by firefighters

A man was trapped in a car after entering flood water
A man was trapped in a car after entering flood water

Fire crews rescued a man trapped in his car in flood water near Danby.

Firefighters from Whitby and Lythe freed a man who became trapped in his vehicle when it entered flood water in Lawns Road, in Houlsyke, yesterday (Wednesday June 7).

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said: "Crews used vehicle winch to remove vehicle from water with male inside. Male sustained no injuries."

Crews were called to the incident just after 11am.