Driver calls police to let them know he’s safe after vehicle plunges into Sixteen Foot Bank at Stonea

Sixteen Foot Bank near Stonea where a vehicle went into the water last night (February 7). Picture:

Sixteen Foot Bank near Stonea where a vehicle went into the water last night (February 7). Picture: HARRY RUTTER - Credit: HARRY RUTTER

A vehicle has been recovered from the water after it ended up submerged in the Sixteen Foot Bank river at Stonea last night.

Sixteen Foot Bank near Stonea where a vehicle went into the water last night (February 7). Picture:

Sixteen Foot Bank near Stonea where a vehicle went into the water last night (February 7). Picture: HARRY RUTTER - Credit: HARRY RUTTER

A police spokesman said: “We were called at around 11.45pm last night (Thursday February 7) to reports of a vehicle which had gone into the water.

“The driver of the vehicle contacted police from his home after receiving a lift back to inform them that he was safe and well.”

Sixteen Foot Bank near Stonea where a vehicle went into the water last night (February 7). Picture:

Sixteen Foot Bank near Stonea where a vehicle went into the water last night (February 7). Picture: HARRY RUTTER - Credit: HARRY RUTTER

Nobody is thought to have been injured in the incident and the vehicle was recovered this morning.


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