Tractor driver trapped in village ditch

Firefighters rescued a tractor driver after the vehicle became stuck in a Surlingham dyke. PIC: Deni

Firefighters rescued a tractor driver after the vehicle became stuck in a Surlingham dyke. PIC: Denise Bradley. - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

A tractor driver had to be rescued from a ditch by the emergency services.

The incident took place in a dyke on Ferry Road, Surlingham, just before 9am on Sunday, May 27.

Firefighters from Carrow, Sprowston and Earlham and the service's tactical rescue unit were called.

They rescued the driver was trapped in the tractor.

A Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service control room operator said no-one was injured.


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No other emergency services were called.

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