Rescue Crews Respond To Water Emergency In Washington County

(SALEM) – The Washington County Sheriff’s Department, Salem Fire Department, and Indiana Conservation Officers responded to Cox Ferry Road at 3:34 p.m. this afternoon after a report of a vehicle in the water.

A person was reportedly on top of the vehicle needing help.

A bystander was able to get the person out of the water and no injuries were reported during the incident.

Indiana conservation officers were responding with a boat prior to the motorists being rescued by the bystander in a pickup truck.

Motorists are reminded to “Turn Around Don’t Drown.” Do not drive through flooded roadways, especially during flash flooding. Vehicles can be swept away very easily in flood waters.