Men rescued after driving onto flooded road near Old Monroe

O'FALLON, MO - Two men were swept away by Mississippi River flood waters and stranded Friday night along a stretch of road in rural St. Charles County.

According to the O'Fallon Fire Protection District, the truck was swept away on Delbow Road near Old Monroe.

A fire district spokesman said the two men in the truck were communicating with search crews. Darkness initially hampered rescuers' efforts, but they were located safely around 10:50 p.m. Both refused medical treatment.