“The water surprised us”: taxi driver who was swept away by the stream on 85th Street

“The water surprised us”: taxi driver who was swept away by the stream on 85th Street
“The water surprised us”: taxi driver who was swept away by the stream on 85th Street

Wilmer Mesa, the taxi driver dragged by the 85th street creek at a time when he was transporting a passenger, he revealed to Zero zone that “the water surprised them” at a time when he was stopping at the corner of Carrera 50, in the middle of a downpour this Tuesday at noon.

The same stream, whose channeling was announced last Friday by the Mayor Alejandro Char, It also carried away a gray private vehicle that was parked on the side of the road.

In amateur videos, the moments of anguish that were experienced while the rescue of the two cars by the Barranquilla Fire Department and spontaneous citizens who were in the sector.

Fortunately, no one was injured in the emergency this Tuesday.

It was calming slightly and there was no stream. “At the moment when I was stopping at the traffic light on 85th Street, the water surprised us.”Mesa said.

The taxi driver also said that he was with a passenger and although the situation was complex “I took it calmly.”while they were rescued by firefighters.

The owner of the gray vehicle reported that the car was parked so the strong current of the water dragged it. “I didn’t see anything alone, when it cleared up I found out“She expressed dismay at what happened.

Both the taxi and the gray car have paint and brass damage.


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