Storm Christoph: Motorists warned over driving through ford

Motorists have been warned against travelling through flood water after a driver got stuck in a ford.

The car had to be towed out of the Rufford Lane ford in Nottinghamshire following a period of heavy rain caused by Storm Christoph.

The ford is the location of some of the highest number of flood rescues in England.

"Never drive through flood water – it's not worth the risk," a spokesperson for the Environment Agency said.

"Not only can flood water damage your car but it can be life-threatening. Always check your route before you travel."

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