VIDEO: Driver rescued from wash in Kingman

KINGMAN, AZ - A motorist in Kingman had to be rescued Monday after heavy rains flooded a wash and a nearby roadway.

According to Chris Carter, who recorded the incident an posted it to Youtube , the motorist was driving down Kino Avenue at Skylark Street, when the motorist appears to drive straight through the flooded roadway.

Carter said it isn't uncommon for the wash to flood when it rains, but said there are signs instructing motorists not to cross the roadway. He said several cars could be seen driving toward the flooded area, but would eventually turn around.

In the video, the motorist appears to briefly hesitate, but then drives straight into the flooded area splashing water into the area and then gets swept away.

Watch the video in the Youtube video below. EDITOR'S NOTE: There is strong language toward the end of the video that may be offensive to some viewers.

Carter said the vehicle traveled down the flooded road where it clipped a tree and the driver was able to get out and hold onto that tree.

 

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