Flash flooding makes for a difficult trip home for some shore-goers
BELLMAWR, NJ -
Many leaving the shore found it tough to returnhome this evening.
Flash flooding along Route 42 led to extreme traffic. Theheavy traffic affected those traveling from the Atlantic City Expressway asthey headed towards I-295-N and I-476-N. In fact, a source tells NBC40 that asmany as eight cars attempted to drive through the water and as a result were totaled.
In fact, Fire Department crews had to use a rowboat torescue passengers.
The National Weather Service's slogan for flash flooding is"turn around, don't drown."
Manydrivers followed that message, waiting for more than two hours as the waterdried up.
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