Motorist cut off by tide on Holy Island Causeway
At 12:20pm on Wednesday 3 November 2021, UK Coastguard requested Seahouses inshore lifeboat to launch to the assistance of a person, who had attempted to cross Holy Island Causeway contrary to the displayed safe crossing times.
Meanwhile local Coastguard Rescue Teams from Seahouses, Berwick and Holy Island had been mobilised.
The Holy Island Team waded out to the vehicle and brought the driver to safety on Holy Island.
The inshore lifeboat which was on route from Seahouses, was requested to continue in case the male needed evacuation to the mainland for medical attention. However this was not required, and the inshore lifeboat was released on its arrival, to return to station.
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