Tonopah, Phoenix firefighters rescue man trapped in flooded minivan

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@mrobisonfox10: Van from last night's water rescue in Hassayampa River bottom is buried in mud up to windshield. Water is still running.

An elderly man inside a car that was trapped on the Hassayampa River had to be rescued by fire crews Tuesday night.

According to information released by Phoenix Fire Department, Technical Rescue Teams, along with a helicopter, were sent to the area of 319th Avenue and Baseline to assist Tonopah Fire Department crews with a swift water rescue.

SkyFOX was over the scene, as the rescue happened. The man was taken by fire crews to dry land, and was later taken to a waiting ambulance.