Roadside rescue

I have a one-year old so I’m sleep deprived a lot of the time. I was driving to meet my mum and suddenly realised I was going the wrong way. Making a terrible judgement call, I went to turn around on the edge of a field and immediately got our empty two-wheel drive sprinter van stuck in the mud. With baby in car seat and my little dog running around, I pulled our mud guards from under our feet under the wheels and began trying to dig out.

The first car to pass stopped straight away and Theo, a stranger, spent half an hour ruining his shoes in the mud, manoeuvring my van and eventually pulled us out with a tiny Pergeot and a strap. Total hero.


Norwich, UK

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