MAY 00] CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
Rescued From Car Filled With Water
couple had to be pulled from their car as it was filling up with water
after crashing into a stream near Bedworth.
and Ann Clark, aged 26 and 25, from Copsewood Avenue, Nuneaton, had
water round their chests before they were rescued on Sunday evening.
had been driving down the A444 between Bedworth and junction 3 of the
M6 at 7.30pm when their blue Ford Escort lost control.
car landed on its roof in a stream running along the road and started
to fill with water.
police officers had to get into the water to retrieve the couple
before they were submerged.
Phillips, Marshall, McMahon and Sgt Hill managed to force the door
open and get them out.
the rescue attempt PC Phillips was cut and needed stitches. He and the
two victims were treated at the George Eliot hospital.