Crews Work Water Rescue in McDonald County, MO


Crews work an overnight swift water rescue in McDonald County.

Emergency management officials in the county say it happened near Little Missouri Road just east of Jane, Missouri.

Bella Vista was called in to help with the rescue efforts.

The man’s vehicle was swept off of the county road due to the rising water.

A man attempted to cross a flooded low-water bridge on Little Missouri Road in Pineville and the water swept his truck into Missouri Creek.

Responders were delayed to the scene after they encountered a flooded road and had to backtrack and go a different route.

When they arrived, the man was clinging to a tree in the rushing water of the flooded creek. 

Courtesy: Bella Vista Fire Department

The man was safely rescued and was not injured.

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