A Colorado man who was rescued from his overturned car during a flood last year is suing the first responders who saved his life. Roy Ortiz, who was trapped in floodwaters for two hours before divers freed him, says rescuers should have gotten to him sooner. "I'm really happy to be alive," said Ortiz, "but I'm looking for some help in paying my bills." He wants $500,000 for his injuries and "emotional distress.
Severe rain is stymieing the efforts of rescuers to save people stranded by severe flooding between the Rocky Mountain foothills and the plains of northeastern Colorado. More than 1,750 people and 300 pets have already been rescued ... Read Post
Watch this amazing footage of a Colorado rescue team as they bring one unfortunate man to safety. The man was trapped in an upside-down car that was partially submerged in fast moving flood waters. His rescuers, floating on a raft, ... Read Post