Minicab driver feared drowned after accidentally driving into Ayr harbour in heavy rain » National Taxi Association

Minicab driver feared drowned after accidentally driving into Ayr harbour in heavy rain » National Taxi Association

THE 59-year-old arrived at Ayr Harbour to pick up the harbourmaster shortly after midnight but it is feared he became disorientated due to the heavy rain and plunged into the water. A minicab driver is missing feared drowned after he accidentally drove his car into a harbour. The Record understands the 59-year-old man and his silver Skoda Octavia vanished at Ayr Harbour after he arrived to pick up the Harbourmaster. It is feared he may have taken a wrong turn after becoming disorientated in the dark by heavy rain. The private hire driver disappeared after he arrived at around 12.20am. It later emerged CCTV cameras captured the car arriving at the harbour but it never left. The man, who is from Ayr, worked for Prestwick-based Streamline Taxis. The vehicle was fitted with a tracker but there has been no response from it since he went missing. Sources said the driver appears ...

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