Elderly man has lucky escape in Uphill

AN ELDERLY driver had a lucky escape after his car ended up hanging over the edge of a rhyne in Uphill - with him inside.

AN ELDERLY driver had a lucky escape after his car ended up hanging over the edge of a rhyne in Uphill - with him inside.

Firefighters from Weston and Bristol attended the incident in Rhyne Terrace, at around 1pm on Friday last week and helped the unharmed pensioner to safety.

Weston & Somerset Mercury reader Stephen Middle captured on camera the emergency services' efforts to tow the car to safety.


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