Emergency workers rescue 33 from bus stuck in high water in NC

Emergency workers rescue 33 from bus stuck in high water in NC

Generic lights.

WALLACE, N.C. — (AP) — Emergency workers in North Carolina rescued 33 people from a bus after the driver tried to travel through high water.

News outlets report crews with the Wallace and Penderlea fire departments said between 3 and 4 feet of water was moving across a road on Friday when the bus attempted to go through it.

Content Continues Below

Officials said road closed signs were posted.

There is no word on any injuries, nor any indication of where the bus was coming from and where it was headed.

Neither fire department could be reached for additional comment.

Man drowns in flood waters after driving around barricades, deputies say