The Rapid City Fire Department reported this afternoon that a 12 year old child was trapped inside a storm water canal in the Robbinsdale area during a flash flooding incident. The department reported that the child was carried downstream for about five blocks before he was able to get himself out.
The child was taken to the hospital.
The agency would like to remind the public to stay way from the canals during flash flooding events or heavy rains. They also remain motorist not travel on flooded roads and areas.
Photo Credit: Rapid City Fire Department