Driver's sinking feeling as he gets his new motor stuck in the mud

A Fleetwood motorist faces a bill of thousands of pounds after getting his new Suzuki 4x4 stuck in the mud at Lytham.

Friday, 18th May 2018, 10:32 am
Updated Friday, 18th May 2018, 10:36 am
A 25-year-old man from Fleetwood got his 4x4 stuck in the mud at Lytham on Thursday, May 17, 2018 (Picture: Lytham and Blackpool Coastguard)

The 25-year-old was driving on the beach at St Annes yesterday when he decided to drive south to put his motor, which he’d only had for a number of days, through its paces, a Coastguard official said this morning.

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He was forced to abandon the car and get to safety, and now faces a bill when the car, which later overturned onto its roof, is eventually recovered. His insurance is unlikely to cover it because he was off-road, the official added.