Topics:  tweed flood 2013

Man survives freak flood accident after car slips into creek

The car that was washed into the river.
The car that was washed into the river. John Gass

THE will to survive and a well placed rock saved a Tweed man's life on Sunday.

The 32-year-old's car was hit by flash flooding, which sent his vehicle careening into a fast flowing creek near Mooball.

Water filled the car and the man crawled through an open window into the creek, propelling him downstream in the dark.

He clung to a rock by the bank of the creek until finally he was able to pull himself onto shore.

Read the full gripping account in tomorrow's Daily News.

 

 

 

 

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