Air mattress rafting on Papio Creek goes awry for 'intoxicated' man
PAPILLION, Neb. (WOWT) -- A 54-year-old man needed some assistance from rescuers Monday after his failed attempt at rafting Papio Creek.
Multiple emergency crews responded to the call of a water rescue Monday. Investigators say a 54-year-old man and his friend were using air mattresses as flotation devices on the creek Monday afternoon.
Crews on scene told WOWT 6 News the 54-year-old man fell off the mattress around 144th and l. Police said he was too intoxicated to get out of the water on his own.
Rescuers were able to help the man to safety. Ambulance crews did respond to the scene, but the man did not have to go to the hospital.