Driver stuck on flooded road in Midway District


A driver got stranded on this flooded stretch of road in the Midway District during a rainstorm Monday morning.

SAN DIEGO — A driver got stranded on a flooded street in the Midway District Monday morning.

The driver got stuck on Midway Drive near Barnett Avenue, not far from the old post office, around 7 a.m.

Lifeguards and firefighters were headed to the area to help but the person got out and made it out of the road on their own, San Diego Fire-Rescue confirmed.

It was already the second time lifeguards prepared for a water rescue that morning, as another driver got stranded on a flooded street in Pacific Beach about an hour earlier.

A storm hovering over Southern California brought heavy rain and thunderstorms to the county overnight Monday and was expected to last through the evening.

We will update this developing story as we learn more.

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