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Long Sutton firefighters rescue man from river after car leaves road near Saturday Bridge, Holbeach St John

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A man was rescued after his car ended up in the river.

The man had become trapped in the vehicle after it had left the road close to Saturday Bridge, Ravens Bank, in Holbeach St John, this morning.

Luckily the man was able to free himself from the car and was helped from the water by Long Sutton firefighters using a ladder and manpower.

Saturday Bridge at Holbeach earlier this year
Saturday Bridge at Holbeach earlier this year

He was handed over to the ambulance service.

Concerns have been raised by Holbeach Parish Council who are calling for a speed limit reduction around Saturday Bridge.

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