Lifeguards Rush to Rescue People from Submerged Cars

Rain fell so quickly just before 10 p.m. Thursday that cars found themselves trapped in an area known for flooding.

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The driver of a minivan was visibly shaken up, leaning up against the patrol car, covered with a rain jacket. Both he and several police officers were soaked.
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Rescuers pulled at least one driver to safety after the rain started to come down pretty hard just before 10.
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Lifeguards had to rescue people from two vehicles that got stranded in a flooded street off Pacific Highway.
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The driver of a minivan was visibly shaken up, leaning up against the patrol car, covered with a rain jacket. Both he and several police officers were soaked.
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The victim sat in the patrol car until paramedics arrived.
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San Diego Lifeguards also responded to the scene of Pacific Highway and Witherby Street.
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They helped rescue a taxi driver who also got stuck in the flood.
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