IN PICTURES: The moment a digger rescued forklift from the rising tide in Skegness

A reader has caught the moment a JCB forklift had to be rescued from the rising tide at Skegness.

At about 3pm on Saturday a JCB digger came to the rescue of its smaller counterpart.

The forklift which got stuck on Skegness beach. Photo: Bob Ward-Toynton

The forklift which got stuck on Skegness beach. Photo: Bob Ward-Toynton

Bob Ward-Toynton captured the moment the digger pushed him out of the sea.

He said: “The first attempt to get him out failed as he tried to pull him out by putting the shovel into his shovel.

As you see the next attempt was to push him out, which succeeded.”