Watch: Couple’s van tumbles over ravine in flash flooding

WTKR.com

Moapa, Nv. — A group of workers tried to rescue an elderly couple from a van swept away in Monday’s floodwater along Interstate 15 in Moapa, Nevada and it was all caught on tape.

Heavy rainfall near Moapa, about 30 miles northeast of Las Vegas, caused disastrous flash floods Monday afternoon, washing out sections of I-15, according to KVVU.

Video published by Shane Dukeman on YouTube showed construction barrels being washed down the median of the highway.

As the camera pans around and back to the now-river between the lanes, a minivan is seen floating toward Dukeman.

***WARNING: There is slight profanity as the van goes over the ravine***

A group of four men leap from their truck, and one of them wades into the muddy mess and quickly loses his footing. The other three men run along side the van, until it disappears over the edge of a ravine…

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