'Water surged over the roof of the car and the lights went out' : Rescuer tells of floodwater trap

IB
By Isabel Bird
Updated June 22 2022 - 7:41am, first published 3:23am
Scottsdale father and grandfather Peter Watson died in the 2016 floods

A former senior Tasmanian police officer remembers the moment he almost drowned when his vehicle was caught in the rapidly rising floodwaters that claimed the life of Peter Watson.

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