Van stuck in flood water under railway bridge

A van stuck in flood water under the bridge on Strumpshaw Road in Brundall. Picture: Danielle Booden

A van stuck in flood water under the bridge on Strumpshaw Road in Brundall. Picture: Danielle Booden - Credit: Archant

People were helped out of a van by the fire service after it became stuck in flood water under a railway bridge in Brundall.

Police were called at 8am on Tuesday by a bus driver saying the vehicle was stranded in the water in Strumpshaw Road. 

Crews from Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service closed the road and helped passengers out of the van.  

A van stuck in flood water under the bridge on Strumpshaw Road in Brundall. Picture: Danielle Booden

A van stuck in flood water under the bridge on Strumpshaw Road in Brundall. Picture: Danielle Booden - Credit: Archant

First Bus confirmed one of its Green Line buses was stuck behind the stranded vehicle but it only caused a "short delay".

No injuries have been reported.

It comes after heavy rain hit Norfolk and Waveney on Tuesday morning.

The Met Office issued a yellow weather warning for parts of the region and said there was a risk of flooding.

A van stuck in flood water under the bridge on Strumpshaw Road in Brundall. Picture: Danielle Booden

A van stuck in flood water under the bridge on Strumpshaw Road in Brundall. Picture: Danielle Booden - Credit: Archant

Police warned drivers to adapt their driving to the conditions after attending five incidents in less than an hour. 

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