Woman freed from car in flash flood

Yanley Lane, Long Ashton

Fire engine responding to emergency callFirefighters responded to reports of a motorist whose car had become trapped in flood water at the A38-end of Yanley Lane on the outskirts of Bristol.

Crews found a Vauxhall Corsa in around three feet of water as the result of a flash flood.

An inflatable rapid deployment craft was used to help rescue the woman from her car, and the car was then recovered to a safe spot.

The flash flood had receded by just after 3pm.