KALAMAZOO, MI — Several vehicles were stuck in the water after storms brought flooding to Kalamazoo.
At 10:44 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14, police responded to the area of Crosstown Parkway and Vine Street after receiving reports of multiple vehicles being stranded in water on the roadway. The National Weather Service reported the greatest two-day amount of rain since 2008, a total of 6.12 inches overall.
While checking the intersection, officers located six vehicles that had been overcome by water and were unable to drive.
One vehicle was headed to Bronson Hospital when it became surrounded by flood water. The vehicle’s two passengers were taken to the hospital by emergency responders.
Two adults and six children were extricated from a second vehicle that was submerged in flood waters. The stranded vehicles are being left on scene until the water recedes and they can be safely removed.