Two overnight water rescues in Fayette County - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

Two overnight water rescues in Fayette County

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Photo of one car swept off the road by flooding. This was posted to Facebook by Kate Taylor. Photo of one car swept off the road by flooding. This was posted to Facebook by Kate Taylor.
OELWEIN (KWWL) -

According to Fayette County Emergency Management, there were two water rescues overnight, following Saturday's storm.

Both rescues happened on R Avenue, just west of Oelwein.

One car was overtaken by the flood waters at 50th Street. The other driver was swept off the road near 80th Street.

Both drivers were rescued successfully by area fire departments.

R Avenue remains closed at this time.

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