Man Rescued After Wrecking Car Into Flooded Drainage Ditch

Water Rescue Liberty Road
Wet roads caused troubles for at least one driver in Lexington Saturday afternoon.

Firefighters said that had to rescue a man after he hydroplaned into a drainage ditch filled with water. When rescuers got to him they said he was on the roof of his vehicle.
It happened on Liberty Road just before noon. Firefighters said they threw the man a rope and he made it out of the ditch safely.

Crews then got the man’s car out of the flooded ditch.

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