Man rescued from Kenilworth flood

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A man was rescued after becoming marooned in the ford in Kenilworth.

Fire crews and a water rescue team from Rugby were called to the ford in Castle Lane just before 3am on Saturday after the man, who had been driving through the water, had become trapped in the in fast-flowing, rapidly rising water.

After about 30 minutes, the driver was successfully rescued from his car.