A DELIVERY driver was left hanging after his vehicle got stuck over a railway line in a 'precarious' position.

Emergency services were called to the Carbis Bay area yesterday afternoon after reports that the van driver had landed himself in a sticky situation.

The van was overhanging the St Erth to St Ives branch line pivoting on the bridge on a corner. The incident caused all the trains to be cancelled.

Firefighters from St Ives Community Fire station arrived at the incident at around 1.15pm.

They managed to stabilise the vehicle before leaving it in the hands of the driver to await recovery and roadside assistance before deciding whether it could continue with its deliveries.

In a post on their Facebook page, St Ives Community Fire Station firefighters said: "C13P1 & C13L3 asked to assist a delivery van who had got itself stuck in a precarious position overhanging the rail line.

"The vehicle was stabilised and successfully removed from danger and left with the driver and their roadside assistance company to give the vehicle a thorough check to ensure it was able to carry on with deliveries.

"The branch line between St Erth and St Ives was temporarily closed whilst crews worked."

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