Texas driver rescued from floodwaters after standing on roof of SUV
First responders rescue driver in Harris County, Texas. (Credit: A.S.K. Towing & Recovery/WEATHER TRAKER/TMX)
A dramatic video has emerged showing a driver being helped from the roof of his SUV by first responders as floodwaters swept through the Houston area.
The daring rescue unfolded along Spring Cypress Road in Spring on Wednesday, according to KRTK.
The station, citing an employee from A.S.K. Towing and Recovery, reports that the driver hydroplaned on a road and lost control of his vehicle before crashing into a flood control area.
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The driver is seen stranded early Wednesday, January 24, in floodwaters in Harris County, Texas. (A.S.K. Towing & Recovery/WEATHER TRAKER/TMX )
Footage then shows the driver standing on the roof of his SUV as floodwaters are raging around him.
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The driver is seen making his way up a ladder that was lowered by first responders in Spring, Texas. (A.S.K. Towing & Recovery/WEATHER TRAKER/TMX )
The driver, who is attached to a harness, eventually climbs up a ladder that was lowered to him from above.
The driver eventually makes his way to a bridge above, completing the rescue in Harris County, Texas. (A.S.K. Towing & Recovery/WEATHER TRAKER/TMX )
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Heavy rains in the area led to flooding on Wednesday morning in Harris County, KTRK reports.
Greg Norman is a reporter at Fox News Digital.