Chevrolet dealership in Griffin floods during storms

A Spalding County car dealership looked more like a marina Friday morning when the lot flooded, submerging several vehicles as severe weather tore through metro Atlanta. 

Drainage ditches in front of the Chevrolet dealership in Griffin overflowed, putting at least a dozen new pickup trucks under several feet of water, Channel 2 Action News reported.

“That’s not normal. We usually don’t experience anything like that unless we have some type of tropical system,” Glenn Polk, Spalding County’s homeland security director, told the news station.

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Flooding caused issues for motorists across the county. Polk said some Spalding roads could remain closed through Saturday.

The dealership’s manager said the company’s insurance should cover the cost of the damaged trucks. 

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