Homeless man rescued from high water near Buffalo Bayou in downtown Houston

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Crews were responding to a submerged vehicle when they found a homeless man who was trapped for about an hour.

A homeless man was rescued from high water near Buffalo Bayou in downtown Houston Saturday morning.

The rescue occurred around 3:10 a.m.

Houston Fire and Houston Police responded to a submerged vehicle on Smith Street and Congress Avenue when they found a homeless man in need of rescuing.

Crews were able to rescue the man who said he was trapped in the area for about an hour.

The vehicle that initially started the rescue was found to be unoccupied, police say.

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