Nash County couple saved after car swept off flooded road during Flash Flood Warning

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NASH COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) — A couple in Nash County was rescued Wednesday morning when their vehicle was swept off the road into the woods.

Photos posted by the Nash County Sheriff’s Office showed crews walking someone to safety on a road with water ponding on each side. The rescue happened near Seven Paths Road close to Spring Hope.

Only six inches of the car’s roof was visible when the rescue was made, according to the sheriff’s office.
Nash County was one of several counties under a Flash Flood Warning on Wednesday. ABC11 cameras caught trees and powerlines down near the Nash/Franklin County line.

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