RNLI scrambled after reports of car going over cliffs - but incident proves to be false alarm

RNLI volunteers were scrambled late last night after reports of a car going over the cliffs.

By Ross Robertson
Thursday, 28 February, 2019, 06:54

Sunderland RNLI's D Class lifeboat was deployed at at 11.40pm after reports of a car potentially going over the cliffs near Lizard Point., but the incident proved to be a false alarm.

A spokesman said: "On arrival our volunteers supported by police and coastguards were unable to locate a vehicle, so a shoreline search was progressed.

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