HOUSTON, Texas – A reporter for KRTV in Houston was covering flooding in the area when he witnessed a man driving into the high water.
The driver the car had to swim to safety, with the help of the reporter.
The entire exchange was caught on camera. The vehicle was completely submerged underwater minutes later.
Strong storms moved through the area, prompting a flash flood emergency for a few counties.
Bus and rail services had to be shut down because of the road conditions.
A flash flood watch is in effect through Tuesday.