Two amphibious vehicles are about to leave Staffordshire for the long journey down to Somerset where they will help transport aid to cut off victims of the floods.
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Mum of five, Claire Nagle was found with serious injuries at her home in Borrowash in Derbyshire, just weeks before Christmas.
The van careered onto its side and its 44-year-old motorist was found trapped inside by the steering column.