Three males die after 4×4 car plunges into River Esk amid Storm Gerrit | EUROtoday

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Three males have died after a car plunged into the River Esk on the North York Moors National Park amid “hazardous” driving circumstances within the aftermath of Storm Gerrit.

Emergency companies have been known as at round 11.48am on Thursday after the 4×4 went right into a stretch of the river close to Glaisdale, between Middlesbrough and Scarborough.

It was not precisely clear how the car entered the water, however the roads had been badly affected by the storm, stated North Yorkshire Police.

Police, hearth, ambulance groups and air assist have been dispatched to the scene and the car was faraway from the river at round 3pm.

All three males who have been inside died, North Yorkshire Police stated in a press release.

Storm Gerrit has introduced flooding to many roads throughout the nation, together with in Cupar, Fife, Scotland (James Matheson/PA)

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Files have been being ready for the coroner and the deceased’s household have been knowledgeable of the incident.

Another man who tried to assist these within the 4×4 was pulled to security from the river at round 12.10pm. He has been receiving medical therapy.

North Yorkshire Police stated climate circumstances had made driving hazardous because the remnants of Storm Gerrit introduced sturdy winds and rain.

“Roads are particularly badly affected around the River Esk, to the north of the county, as we have seen with the tragic incident near Glaisdale,” the drive stated in a press release.

“There was another incident at nearby Houlsyke at 12.49pm when a car got stuck in flood water and another at Kirby Wiske in Hambleton at 2.35pm.

“Thankfully, the occupants of both vehicles were brought to safety.

“The key advice is to consider whether your journey is necessary.”

Motorists have been instructed to make use of their headlights on the roads and to go away further area to the automotive in entrance and to take it “slow and steady”.