Stranded family 'put in danger' claim

A FAMILY of five from Honiton was rescued by a good Samaritan after their car became stuck in ice on a blind bend, on Sunday.

A FAMILY of five from Honiton was rescued by a good Samaritan after their car became stuck in ice on a blind bend, on Sunday.

Dave Wills , whose youngest child is just three weeks old, says he is grateful to the owner of a 4x4 for driving his family home.

However, he is concerned Northleigh Hill should have been closed - or at least gritted.

"The emergency services were informed at 7.45am on Sunday by the golf club that the road was dangerous and yet nobody closed it," he told the Herald.


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At least 11 cars were stranded at the spot at one point, one of which struck a hedge.

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