Car marooned in flood water – Churchover

Warwickshire Fire Control received a call to a car marooned in flood water at 5:59 pm. The vehicle was marooned in the ford between Harborough Magna and Churchover and there were 3 children and 1 adult in the car, the caller had stated that the water was up to the bonnet of the car and was coming into the vehicle. Two crews from Rugby including the boats and water rescue vehicle attended. The occupants of the vehicle were rescued by a member of the public prior to the arrival of the fire service and were assisted by crews and checked over by Ambulance crews. A request has been made for the road to be closed. Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service advise members of the public not to attempt to drive through flood water.