Taxi driver survives 14-hour ordeal trapped in boot of submerged vehicle

Taxi driver survives 14-hour ordeal trapped in boot of submerged vehicle
Taxi driver survives 14-hour ordeal trapped in boot of submerged vehicle

Mark Beckford, a taxi driver from New Romney, Kent, miraculously survived for 14-hours in his car, which had overturned and sank into a 20ft water-filled ditch by climbing into the boot and breathing from an air pocket.

Mr Beckford was on his way home from a shift at the Ashford International Station at around 2am when he lost control of his vehicle and veered into a large ditch by the side of the road.