CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – A driver was rescued from floodwaters after driving around a barricade in downtown Charleston early Monday morning.
Lt. Patrick McLaughlin with the Charleston Police Department told News 2 CPD and the Charleston Fire Department assisted an individual who had driven into deeper water around a warning barricade on Morrison Drive near Sanders Clyde Elementary.
It happened sometime between 6:00 a.m. and 6:30 a.m.
Lt. McLaughlin said the individual was successfully removed from her vehicle in the water and given a ride.
No injuries were reported. Motorists are urged to never drive through flooded roadways and never drive around barricades.