Vehicle reported stranded on Holy Island Causeway
At 3pm on Thursday 17 September 2020, UK Coastguard requested the launch of Seahouses inshore lifeboat, to go to the assistance of a vehicle and occupants, reported stranded on Holy Island Causeway.
On arrival, the inshore lifeboat commenced a search of the Causeway, and the crew spoke with people present in the area both on the mainland side and on the Island side. No trace of a vehicle or people could be found on the causeway’s entire length, and no people were in the refuge box.
After an extensive and thorough search of the area, the inshore lifeboat was stood down and returned to station.
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