High water has led to the closures or several Roanoke City streets — and at least one water rescue. Roanoke Fire-EMS reports crews were dispatched this morning to Bennington Drive in the southeast city where an SUV had become disabled in high water.
From Roanoke Fire-EMS: At 10:00am, Roanoke Fire-EMS was dispatched to a #SwiftWaterRescue in the 2100 block of Bennington St SE. One occupant was rescued from the vehicle and was evaluated by EMS on scene. Barricades are in place for a reason please do not drive around them.
Roanoke City reports the following streets are closed:
Wise & Indian Village
13th NE & Mason Mill
13th & Varnell
Wiley & Franklin
Wiley & Crystal Spring (water keeps rising through the morning)
Deyerle & Cravens Creek
Cravens Creek & Crestmoor