Several rescued from ABQ floodwaters

AFD water rescue

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Downtown flooding caused major problems for Albuquerque drivers Friday.

AFD says crews were dispatched to the Broadway and Martin Luther King area to help several people trapped in their vehicles.

During the water rescues, AFD also found several others trapped in their vehicles on Lomas and Broadway. Crews also rescued a couple from the hood of their car on Central and 1st Street.

No injuries were reported during the rescues. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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