EMERGENCY services were quick on the scene yesterday after a vehicle at Macksville found itself in the Nambucca River.
It’s understood the driver – a resident of River St – was reversing and misjudged, as his car slid down the bank and into the water.
A passerby managed to assist the man to safety.
Fire and Rescue NSW Macksville, police and an ambulance attended.
A tow truck was able to recover the vehicle.
A number of fishers in boats also noticed the incident and circled to see if they could be of assistance.
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