Drivers rescued from rising flood waters in Sorrento Valley

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SAN DIEGO – Crews rescued three people Friday afternoon from their cars that became trapped in rising flood waters in Sorrento Valley.

The rescue started at 2:45 p.m. in the 5600 block of Carroll Canyon Road at El Camino Park, around the time the National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning.

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The drivers said at first, there were only two inches of water before a torrential downpour turned the road into a rushing river.

The river rescue team used rafts to transport the occupants from the two cars to safety.

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