Botetourt County crews respond to call for water rescue in flooded road

Driver safely got out of car just as crews were about to get in water

TROUTVILLE, Va. – Crews responded to a call for a water rescue in Botetourt County on Wednesday night as heavy rain drenched the area.

The initial report was of a person stuck in a car in a flooded road.

It happened in Troutville in the 800 block of Parsons Road near Craighead Drive, according to Botetourt County Fire & EMS.

Authorities said the water receded quickly and the driver was able to get out of the car safely.

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