Seven rescued from flood waters in Okla. this weekend

Ponca City Now - November 29, 2015 11:09 am

AFTON, Okla. (AP) – Seven people were rescued from vehicles in floodwaters in separate incidents at the same intersection near Afton in Ottawa County.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Afton firefighters say three small children and two women were rescued from their car about 2 p.m. Friday after the car was swept into a creek at the intersection of two county roads.

The five were taken to a hospital where they were treated and released.

Troopers and firefighters rescued two more people at the same intersection shortly after 4 p.m. The OHP says neither was injured and declined transport to a hospital.


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