MedStar ambulance service, which serves Fort Worth and some surrounding cities, responded to three high-water rescue calls and several dozen car accidents as torrential rain fell for the second straight day on Friday.
One of the accidents was a car in a ditch along North Loop 820.
"[The driver] said he lost control in the rain and couldn't see because of all the reflections," said Medstar supervisor Nate Raymond.
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The driver wasn't hurt.
Medics and emergency crews face the same difficult conditions as other drivers, Raymond said.
"The rain provides a pretty significant challenge for us," he said.
His very next call: One of MedStar's own crews ended up in their own weather-related mishap when the ambulance's front wheels became stuck in a hole in a parking lot.
The driver said in the darkness and the rain, he could not see the hole, which was not marked.
The ambulance had to be towed for repairs.