KEARNY, N.J. (CBS) — Crews rushed in to save lots of a New Jersey mom and her son from rising water as floodwaters have been filling their automotive.
The heavy rain on Sunday flooded streets locally of Kearny in Hudson County.
Carol Schementi says she and her son Anthony have been heading house from a highschool occasion when her automotive acquired caught.
Water reportedly rose to their seats as they waited for assist.
“They didn’t shut the street down and I got here via and we couldn’t make it,” stated Schementi. “It shut down, the entire automotive.”
“I used to be sitting within the again seat as a result of within the entrance it began rising,” defined Anthony. “After which I received within the again and it began to flood out of the automotive.”
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The heavy rains resulted in downed timber and energy strains and flooded roads throughout that a part of New Jersey.