One moment she was splashing happily in puddles under her mother’s watchful gaze. The next Leona Baxter was simply sucked into the earth. The three-year-old had stumbled into a concealed storm drain and was carried 230ft underground before being shot out unconscious into a raging river.

Her father, who had frantically followed the pipe’s path to the riverbank, spotted her blue raincoat floating in the water.

Via Daily Mail