Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap WATCH to start the live stream.

Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap LISTEN to start the live stream.

Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap LATEST NEWS to start the live stream.

LISTEN
Watch
on air now

Create a 4BC account today!

You can now log in once to listen live, watch live, join competitions, enjoy exclusive 4BC content and other benefits.


Joining is easy.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

What a legend! Elderly man takes it upon himself to help motorists stranded by Sydney flooding

SEE THE VIDEO
Article image for What a legend! Elderly man takes it upon himself to help motorists stranded by Sydney flooding

An elderly man is being praised for selflessly stepping in to help motorists stuck in rising floodwaters.

The local Northbridge resident noticed the Strathallen Avenue bridge, in Sydney’s north, was blocked due to the torrential rain.

An SES volunteer for 30 years, the man took matters into his own hands, grabbing a stick and getting to work.

Click PLAY below to see the legend in action


Video: Peter Fegan, 7 News

The man walked up and down the bridge, unblocking every drain along the way.

Within about 10 minutes, the water had receded enough for cars to pass safely.

What a legend!

SEE THE VIDEO
Advertisement