Mini ends up in deep sand, has to be pulled out by a crane

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A mini had to be hauled off the beach by a recovery truck's crane, in what must have turned a nice trip to the beach into more of a nightmare. 

Matt Hammett was at the beach at Torcross at the time and said while he didn't see the original incident occur, said that it was caused by the driver "mistaking the accelerator for the brake".

With a drop like that on the other side, this must have been terrifying so we hope the driver and any passengers aren't too shaken up. 

Nearly there! - credit Matt Hammett

Matt said it "took a while" to get the car back on hard standing again and in the end the recovery truck had to "use its crane". 

You can see here that the angle would have been incredibly difficult to rescue to the car - credit Matt Hammett

All photos - credit Matt Hammett 

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