The driver of a tractor-trailer had to climb atop his cab this morning when the rig was partially submerged in flood waters in Pittston Township just north of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Also caught in the flooding was a Kia. No injuries were reported according to WNEP-TV. The trucker is said to have driven through standing water and had to be rescued.
This viewer photo shows the driver of this tractor trailer standing on the cab before he was rescued on Oak Street in Pittston Township. No one hurt. Tow trucks are on standby waiting for water to receed before they can remove the truck or the submerged KIA @WNEP pic.twitter.com/zKR5rz1Dvx— Chelsea Strub (@chelseastrub) July 8, 2019
Tractor trailer and Kia (in the foreground stuck in high water on Oak Street near Pittston. No one hurt. Tow truck crews on standby waiting for the water to recede. @wnep pic.twitter.com/FSU9KVL09z— Michael Erat (@MichaelErat) July 8, 2019