Rolando Ortigas Glorioso, 63, and Susana Glorioso, 62, killed after heavy flooding submerges their car at Hemlock Avenue and Hillcrest Boulevard in Millbrae, California

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Modified Date: 
Mon, 12/27/2021 - 3:43pm
Accident Date: 
Thursday, December 23, 2021

2 People Found Dead in Submerged Vehicle in Flooded Millbrae Underpass

A spokesman for the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office said firefighters responded at about 5:45 a.m. to reports of flooding at Hemlock Ave. and E. Hillcrest Blvd. in Millbrae, where E. Hillcrest passes under Caltrain tracks.

2 dead in submerged car as California storm worries spread

Firefighters in Millbrae, just south of San Francisco, were able to rescue a driver who had climbed atop his vehicle at a flooded underpass. But they were not able to reach people in another car, said San Mateo County Sheriff’s Detective Javier Acosta.

Two bodies recovered after flooding in Millbrae

“There was a heavy downpour,” Acosta said. “The fire department said the water was rising so fast it became dangerous even for them.”

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Rolando Ortigas Glorioso
Susana Glorioso

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