Crews perform mud rescue

Beach Avenue, Severn Beach

We were called to reports of people stuck in the mud at 17:53. 

Crews from Avonmouth, Bedminster, Bath and Portishead were mobilised to the incident. 

On arrival, crews found two people in difficulty in the mud. 

Crews rescued one person from the mud using a rescue sled. 

Coastguard colleagues rescued the other casualty using their helicopter. 

Both casualties were conveyed to hospital by ambulance colleagues.