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Police reiterate warning after second rescue in a week at Droitwich's Shell Ford

Tristan Harris 6th Oct, 2019 Updated: 7th Oct, 2019

THE emergency services have reiterated their warning about driving through floodwaters after a second rescue in the space of a week at Shell Ford.

Fire crews from Droitwich and Pershore and boat crews from Worcester and Evesham were called to the area in Himbleton earlier today to rescue one person from the car.

Picture by Droitwich Police. S

The police also attended.

Droitwich Police tweeted a warning about Shell Ford being ‘impassable’.

The message added: “Please do not drive through fords when they are in flood.”

Picture by Droitwich Police. S

On Tuesday another car was swept away and became submerged by floodwaters at Shell Ford after heavy rain and flash-flooding.

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