10 rescued after bus hit by wave at Newgale
10:50pm Saturday 1st February 2014 in News
These were the dramatic scenes at Newgale earlier this evening (Saturday) where ten people were rescued after the bus they were travelling on was hit by a huge wave.
Cleddau Radio reported: "Milford Haven Coastguard was contacted just after 7pm this evening with reports that the bus was stuck on the seafront, having been hit by the large wave and was surrounded by water.
"The wind at the time was gusting over 50mph.
"Broadhaven and St. Davids Coastguard Rescue Teams, HM Coastguard’s Sector Manager for Preseli, along with police, fire and ambulance crews were sent to the scene.
"The RAF search and rescue helicopter from RMB Chivenor was also asked to assist, but was stood down once the passengers were helped to safety by rescue units on scene. There are no reported injuries."
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