Watch as woman clinging to stop sign rescued during western Arizona flooding

After the woman's car washed away in the flooding Monday, she held onto a stop sign until help arrived. Body cam video courtesy: Mohave County Sheriff's Office
Published: Jul. 26, 2022 at 11:37 AM MST|Updated: Jul. 27, 2022 at 3:06 PM MST
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GOLDEN VALLEY, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — A woman is safe after being rescued during flash flooding Monday afternoon in western Arizona.

Around 5 p.m. Monday, a construction crew in Golden Valley called 911 about a woman who was holding onto a stop sign as waters were rising in a running wash near Shinarump Drive and Agate Road after her car washed away. Mohave County deputies responded, along with search and rescue crews.

When waters began to recede a short time later, they were able to safely walk her out of the wash. On Wednesday, the sheriff’s office released body cam video of the ordeal. The 42-year-old woman was not hurt.

Officials stress that drivers should not attempt to cross flooded roadways. Flooding chances continue for the Valley and other parts of the state. Stay with First Alert Weather for the latest.