• October 27, 2021

[Video] Residents Form a Human Chain to Save a Woman Just in Time

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A woman was trapped in her during flooding in Ellicott City and the car was about to be swept away.  A brave group of people formed a human chain and were able to pull the woman to safety just moments before the car washed away.  All told, some 120 people had to be saved from the flood waters, although none quites as dramatic as this one.

https://youtu.be/qJHsRyJk0qI

The woman, who has not been identified, at first tried to steer her car into safety — but was pulled by the rushing waters

One rescuer fell while trying to reach the car and was pulled by the flood. He managed to stay up and reached the car

https://youtu.be/QL0Z6cKPDLE

 

Scores of businesses were destroyed during the severe flooding in downtown historic Ellicott City

This business' foundation was completely ripped out by the violent flood

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