Two cars caught in Clarence River floodwaters

ABOVE: A car was caught in floodwaters at Yates Crossing in Alice at 3.28pm today. Photo: Peter Simpson

A car was stuck in the fast waters of a rising Clarence River at Yates Crossing Alice near Ewingar at 3.28pm today, Friday, May 20.

Casino Rescue Squad was called after there was a report of a car and people trapped in in floodwaters.

The rescue crew was stood down before they arrived and returned to base.

The crew had a message:

If it’s flooded, forget it.

Never drive, walk, ride or attempt to swim through flooded waters.

Later a second car was stuck in floodwaters at Yates Crossing. Tabulam Police assisted.

The second car to need to be rescued form floodwaters at Yates Crossing. Photo: Tadpole Ramsay
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