Car plunges off harbour in Strangford

A car has plunged into a harbour with at least one person inside as authorities search the water for casualties.

According to Mirror, one person has been pulled from the water at Strangford Harbour, Northern Ireland, and taken to hospital, the RNLI said.

A rescue operation continues to determine if there were others in the vehicle.

Video footage and photos from the scene appear to show a car being lifted out of the water.

“Police and other emergency service colleagues are currently dealing with an incident during which a car entered the water at Strangford Harbour,” the Police Service Northern Ireland said.

A spokeswoman for the RLNI told the Belfast Telegraph: “Portaferry RNLI and Portaferry Coastguard recovered a casualty from the water who was subsequently transferred to hospital.

“A search is ongoing to ensure no other casualties are involved.”


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