Search for driver continues on flooded Westpark Tollway

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Authorities are working to pump water from the Westpark Tollway, fearing cars are submerged on the roadway (KTRK)

It may be hours before crews know whether there are any people in cars believed to be submerged on the Westpark Tollway.

Eyewitness News' Marla Carter reported this morning that four pumps are working hard at the Post Oak exit to remove more than a million gallons of water from the roadway in order to learn whether there are cars submerged. Eighteen feet of water spread over nearly a mile of roadway is being pumped from the road.

Authorities say there is possibly one person inside one of the vehicles who drove into the flood waters yesterday morning around 6am and reportedly didn't make it out to the other side.

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