Bride, wedding party rescued from car during severe flooding

BOGOTA, New Jersey (KTRK) -- In New Jersey, severe flooding nearly ruined a newly married couple's special day.

The couple and their wedding party got stuck in the rising floodwaters following torrential downpours on Saturday.

A police officer came to the rescue, helping the bride escape through the roof of a car.

The groom and other members of the wedding party were also rescued.

The police department sent the couple well wishes after a rocky and adventurous start.

The heavy flooding also sent cars from a dealership floating through the streets and damaged several streets and homes.

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Video shows cars floating away in the flood waters in Little Falls, New Jersey.

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