Felixstowe tugs to help grounded vessel

TWO tugs from Felixstowe are due to help coastguards re-float a grounded vessel today.

TWO tugs from Felixstowe are due to help coastguards re-float a grounded vessel today.

A large car carrier ran aground at Haisborough Sands near Great Yarmouth in Norfolk at about 2.15am today.

The vessel, carrying 642 cars, is believed to be undamaged and the tugs from Felixstowe have been called to the scene for high tide at 11am to re-float it.

Air and lifeboat assistance will be close by to monitor the situation.