VIDEO: Freak flooding on Las Vegas Strip engulfs taxi under Linq hotel

Friday, August 04, 2017 10:44PM
The National Weather Service says the Las Vegas Strip received a record amount of rainfall Friday.


LAS VEGAS - The National Weather Service said the Las Vegas Strip received a record amount of rainfall Friday.

Firefighters rescued six people from the rushing waters behind the Linq Hotel and Casino, which is across the street from Caesar's Palace.

Another person was missing after being swept away in a different part of Vegas. One witness said a taxi at the Linq was pushed about 200 feet by the flood waters.
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