Narrow boat sinks

The narrowboat has been wedged against a sluice gate Credit: Environment Agency

A narrow boat has been badly damaged after smashing into a sluice gate on the River Nene in Northamptonshire.

The boat got into trouble at around Ditchford. Two people were onboard when the incident happend. They both got off safely.

The Environment Agency had issued a Strong Stream Advice warning before the boat sunk because of high flows on the River Nene.

Arrangements are now being made for the boat to be salvaged.