Emergency officials rescue driver from flood waters

Buchanan County Sheriff's Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol is responding to a vehicle that is stuck in water on the Buchanan County side of Atchison, Kansas.

Posted: Mar 21, 2019 4:00 PM
Updated: Mar 21, 2019 7:00 PM

(BUCHANAN COUNTY, Mo.)— Buchanan County Sheriff's Department, the Missouri State Highway Patrol, and Atchison County, Ks. Rescue responded to a vehicle that was stuck in water on the Buchanan County side of Atchison, Kansas.

According to Buchanan County Sheriff Bill Puett, the driver drove around barricades when the vehicle took on water. 

The water was too deep for officials to drive to the vehicle stuck so the Missouri State Highway Patrol's Water Patrol division deployed boats to rescue the man in the vehicle. 

No other information is available at this time. 

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