Man Braves Flooded Highway to Rescue Kids and Grandmother from Stuck Car

August 12, 2020

Two young children and their grandmother were rescued from floodwaters by a man who was determined not to let them get swept away. Mike Wilson and his family were driving through Glen Carbon, Illinois where roads were flooded from the swelling of nearby Judy Branch Creek. He noticed a car stuck with people inside. So, he kicked off his flip flops and waded in, carrying the kids to his pickup truck one at a time, handing them off to his wife. Inside Edition Digital’s Mara Montalbano has more.

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