Woman, Children Safe After Being Trapped By Flood Waters

MASCOUTAH, Ill. (KMOX) – A woman and three young children, all under the age of 5, had to be rescued after being trapped in their car this morning.

It occurred on Brickyard Lane just a couple miles south of Mascoutah, Illinois near Route 4. Rescuers used a firetruck, ropes and vests in the rescue.

Meanwhile, officials say it reinforces their theory of “don’t drown, turn around” and urge motorists to do exactly that when faced with flooded roads.

Copyright KMOX News

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