Five rescued after vehicle trapped in water

Posted at 5:12 PM, Feb 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-28 18:12:29-05

DEKALB CO, Tenn. (WTVF) — Five people, including an infant, were rescued after a car slid off a bridge and into a creek Sunday afternoon.

DeKalb County Fire reported the incident happened around 1 p.m. The vehicle went over a water-covered bridge on Preston Vicker's Road in Liberty.

Multiple crews responded to help the 5 people trapped in the vehicle. Using a bucket truck, they were able to get everyone to safety.

No injuries were reported.