West Clarke Street, Manchester- Jeffery Hastings

Oct 22, 2016 11:31 AM

Flash flood left Granite Staters stranded in cars, with flooded homes

Nashua fire responded to over 50 calls in just a three hour time period due to the heavy rainfall on Friday.

Nashua fire began responding to several vehicles that were stranded in water on flooded roadways.

Several people were removed from their cars on Amherst Street, French Hill, and Eaton Street.

Many fire alarm systems were activated in numerous areas due to the electrical surges brought on by the wind and heavy rains.

In a serious motor vehicle accident on the F.E Everett /East Dunstable Road overpass, two vehicles collided during the height of the storm. The crash sent four people to the hospital, two of which sustained serious injuries.

In Manchester, multiple cars were also stranded in high water, where drivers had to be rescued on West Clarke Street.

Many homeowners throughout the Granite State reported flooded basements and water leaks as well as arcing wires.

Keep up with NH1 News to see what challenges the state faces with storm clean-up, and what issues come after extreme rainfall after such extreme drought.

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