Hampton officer rescues young girl from flooded road

Photo credit: Hampton Police Division

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A Hampton Police Division officer rescued a young girl from a flooded road in Hampton, Tuesday morning.

Hampton Police Division tweeted a photograph of officer Joe Jansson carrying the young girl along Martha Lee Drive.

Martha Lee Drive was flooded several inches. In the photo, water could be seen coming up to Jansson’s knees.

Several other areas across the Peninsula also experienced severe flooding.

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