Warning to parents after six-month-old baby stranded in flood horror | The Sun

A SIX-month-old baby had to be rescued from a car that was stranded in floodwater.

Firefighters from Red Watch rushed to the scene near Creech St Michael in Taunton, Somerset.

Taunton Fire Station said that that crews used flood suits and wading poles to assist a driver, passenger and the baby.

It was the second time in the space of two days that fire crews had to rescue a motorist on the same stretch of road.

Writing on its Facebook page, the fire service said: "Crews used flood suits and wading poles to assist the driver, passenger and six-month-old baby."

That led to the fire station putting out a post on Facebook, warning people to not drive into floodwater.

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They said: "Even if it looks shallow you can put yourself and your passengers at risk. Please drive carefully and plan ahead for your journey."

People were left shocked at the incident as the floodwater was so deep.

Commenting on the incident, Simon Webber said: "Looking at this picture it is really obvious that you ain't getting through so why the hell did this driver think they could get through?"

Kate Setter added: "Why do they attempt to go through floodwater!"

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