It takes less than two feet of moving flood water to carry off a vehicle, and while that's a disturbingly small amount, the number drops to just six inches when it comes to sweeping an adult off of their feet.

A handful of residents in Barranquilla, Colombia recently discovered this fact the hard way when flood waters made local streets impassible. As one woman tried to navigate her car away from the swift water, the engine stalled. When it became apparent she was unwilling to abandon her property, a group came out to help. That's when things went downhill.

After a good fight, the group was forced to let go of the car, which slid to a side street. Three of the good Samaritans lost their footing and wound up floating father down the street. While two of the men were eventually pulled from the water, it's unclear what happened to the third.

What's the lesson here? Don't risk deep water, and if you are foolish enough to do so, be smart about when to let the car succumb to Mother Nature. Scroll down to take a look at the video.



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      jbm0866
      • 2 Years Ago
      All the woman had to do is come out the passenger door at the first rescue attempt and none of them would have been swept away..
      re037
      • 2 Years Ago
      what a flipping batch
      EcoBooster
      • 2 Years Ago
      Stupid dumb broad! If she were driving a Bugatti, then this video would make total sense. But a Mazda? REALLY!?
        IBx27
        • 2 Years Ago
        @EcoBooster
        Actually, a Bugatti owner would be more prone to dumping it in the water...
      KAG
      • 2 Years Ago
      The woman wouldn't get out of the car and it looks like at least one guy got hurt really bad trying to save her. I hope there is karma.
        • 2 Years Ago
        @KAG
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      Ryan
      • 2 Years Ago
      The "P" word they are referring to translates to the equivalent of "female dog" in English. I'm sure we all know another word for female dog. And I'm sure we all agree that the lady is "that word" for not leaving said Mazda. love being politically correct, my understanding is they'll block me if I don't. But who cares, honestly making an email takes 30 seconds and I'm back on spreading my 2 bits across the interwebs
      • 2 Years Ago
      [blocked]
      Jorge Bermudez
      • 2 Years Ago
      Mr Bowman, its Colombia, not Columbia. Thanks
      Jobu
      • 2 Years Ago
      Hey, I like a good Shakira song as much as the next guy, but sometimes it is better to abandon ship. Glad to see in the comments that all are accounted for. Mr Bynum, I noticed that the dude got pantsed as well. Funny as hell (I had the benefit of joining late, after all were reported safe).
      - v o c t u s -
      • 2 Years Ago
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parable_of_the_Good_Samaritan
      joe shmoe
      • 2 Years Ago
      what is the guy recording the video saying? seems to be saying "dumb b**ch" something. "puta" right? If that is the case, I agree.
      VigDaRig
      • 2 Years Ago
      Sorry but if she was too stubborn to let the car go, then I woulda let her go with it. www.Web-Privacy.tk
      IBx27
      • 2 Years Ago
      All of my comments are being deleted. Thanks again, autoblog. My comment was: "So somebody lost their life because some dumb moron wouldn't get out of her mazda?"
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