Woman saved in Madison County water rescue

Hazel Green Volunteer Fire Department earlier had declared the roadway, near Hump Creek, as flooded and closed.

Posted: Feb 20, 2019 1:13 PM
Updated: Feb 20, 2019 7:09 PM

A woman was saved by Madison County Water Department workers Wednesday morning during a water rescue.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office confirms she had to be rescued from her car on Billy D. Harbin Road off Walker Lane after driving past a barricade.

Jamil Wallace says he and co-workers Brandon Walker and Spencer Heathington had to wade in to waist-deep waters to save the woman.

Hazel Green Volunteer Fire Department earlier had declared the roadway, near Hump Creek, as flooded and closed.

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