November 12, 2021

A man has been safely rescued after his vehicle was swept off Darley Crossing Road by flash-flooding at Brooklands on Friday morning.

Emergency services were called after reports about 12:20pm that a man was clinging to a tree.

A QFES spokesperson said a swift water rescue team responded to the incident.

They reached the man and brought him back safely to dry land where he was handed over to QAS paramedics.

At 1:00pm, a QAS spokesperson said the man was still being assessed but appeared to be uninjured.

Emergency services were still at the scene.

southburnett.com.au has received several reports of vehicles being trapped by flash flooding on Friday morning in the South Burnett, including a police vehicle.


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