JOHNSON COUNTY, Mo. – A rescue took place in Johnson County Thursday afternoon, May 23, after a vehicle was swept off the road by flood water.

Around 4:45 p.m., Johnson County Fire Protection District Station 6 and the Water Rescue Division were sent to Northeast 1075 Road, near 1251st Road for a man standing on top of his submerged vehicle.

Rescuers had to enter the flood water to swim the driver to safety.