Mum and daughter praise Hoylake RNLI crew for saving their lives

A mum and daughter are thanking the RNLI for saving their lives after they got stuck in coastal mud.

Bunta Evans and her daughter Charlie came across a landslip while on a shoreline walk in Wirral in February 2021.

Despite only taking a few steps, Charlie sank quickly into the mud up to her waist.

A lifeboat crew from Hoylake dug the pair from the 'thickest mud' rescuers say they’d ever encountered.

Bunta said: "You do feel foolish but on the other hand enormous relief that there's someone who can help you in situations like that.

"I couldn't be more thankful. I mean who knows what might have happened if they hadn't turned up."

Bunta Evans Credit: PICTURE ITV NEWS

The Rescue of Bunta Evans and her daughter Charlie is just one of thousands of callouts on this stretch of coast during the RNLI’s 200 years.

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