High river traps car in Ripon ford

Picture by James Bickers. (S)
Picture by James Bickers. (S)

A driver and his car had to be rescued from the ford at Firs Avenue in Ripon on Tuesday, May 5.

Fire crews from Ripon Fire Station were called to the incident shortly after 5.15pm and used specialist water rescue equipment to enable the driver to get out of the vehicle. He was uninjured.

A winch was used to remove the vehicle.