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Trapped driver rescued from flooded road in Richmond Heights

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Published: Nov. 30, 2021 at 7:24 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 30, 2021 at 8:59 AM EST
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RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio (WOIO) - A driver had to be rescued from his car after driving onto a flooded roadway early Tuesday morning.

Officials told 19 News the 54″ water main broke around 3:30 a.m. on Highland Road.

The driver ended up trapped in the water around 6:30 a.m.

Cleveland water also issued a boil water advisory for residents in multiple Eastside suburbs.

The affected area includes portions of Highland Heights, Richmond Heights, Lyndhurst, South Euclid, Euclid, Mayfield, Mayfield Heights, University Heights and Gates Mills.

The boil water advisory is expected to be in place until Dec. 1.

Mayfield High School, Mayfield Preschool, Center Elementary, Millridge Elementary, Wildcat Sport and Cosmetoogy schools and programs are closed due to the water main break.

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All other Mayfield school buildings have water and are open.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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