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Monday, 21 June 2021

Man rescued after car becomes submerged in water in Nottinghamshire

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Police officers helped rescue a man from a submerged car which had left the road.

Officers and Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service colleagues were called after the car entered the water around the Cauldwell Dam area of Sutton-in-Ashfield at around 2.15am today (Wednesday 9 June 2021).

The rescued man is currently receiving medical treatment and remains in a serious condition.

There were four other people in the car who managed to get out after it went into the water. Medical treatment was provided at the scene.

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The road was blocked off while emergency services dealt with the incident.

Sergeant Craig Luckett, of Nottinghamshire Police’s serious collision investigation unit, said: “We are working hard to understand the full circumstances of what happened.

“We do not currently believe any other vehicle was involved but we are appealing for anyone who has any information to get in touch with us, whether this be other roads users with possible dash- cam footage or local residents with CCTV.”

Anyone who has any information about the incident should call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 69 of 9 June 2021, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.