July 16, 2024

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Heavy rains on Monday precipitated a rush of flood waters in Mexico, Maine. The wind and rain introduced injury and hazard throughout New England.

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Crews in Maine are in search of two lacking individuals after their automotive bought caught in rising flood waters of the Swift River on Monday, police stated.

A automotive with 4 individuals inside tried to cross the Pink Bridge from Mexico into Rumford on Route 2 round 5 p.m., Mexico police stated.

The motive force had begun to show round when flood waters swept the car into the river.

Three individuals have been in a position to exit the car; two of them have been rescued. The particular person within the automotive and one of many individuals who escaped it are at present lacking, officers stated Tuesday evening.

The Maine Warden Service and state police are looking for the lacking individuals and investigating the incident, officers stated.

The individuals who have been rescued have been transported to an area hospital and handled for hypothermia. Mexico police requested the general public to “respect street closures,” because the rising flood waters have affected a lot of New England earlier this week.