Footage of car stuck on beach submerged by tide
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Car stranded on Blackpool beach and submerged by waves

A driver has had a "fortunate" escape after a car became stuck on a beach and submerged by the incoming tide.

Lytham St Annes and Fleetwood coastguard teams were called to Starr Gate in Blackpool at about 12:00 GMT on Tuesday.

A coastguard spokeswoman said the motorist had managed to get out of the vehicle before it was submerged by the sea.

BBC News:Driver escapes as car swamped by rising tide

  • 15 Jan 2020
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