TWO people have had a very lucky escape when their vehicle and caravan got stuck in floodwaters near Oberon.
At 11.55am on Monday a triple-0 call was received from two people who were left stranded on the roof of their car after they got caught in the fast-moving waters.
NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) Chifley/Lithgow operational officer Brett Taylor said river water was rushing across the top of the car's bonnet.
"The emergency call was to a car stuck in the Abercrombie River on Abercrombie Road, south of Oberon," he said.
Mr Taylor said it initially sounded like a full-scale emergency with triple-0 operators considering sending out a rescue helicopter.
"When crews got on scene the [vehicle] occupants had removed themselves and got themselves back to shore," he said.
Earlier on Monday morning the fast-moving water had been rushing at two metres above the level of the road.
"It was a very lucky escape," Mr Taylor said.
With more rain predicted in the region, he urged all motorists not to drive through floodwaters.
There were no reported injuries.
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