Employee Fired After Driving Through Flooded Area In New Orleans [VIDEO]
One person is looking for work after they drove through a flooded area in New Orleans over the weekend.
A video submitted to WWL-TV shows a Gulf Coast Green Construction pickup truck driving through the flooded streets at a high rate of speed.
The owner of the business was blown away by this former employee’s actions, thus that’s why the person is looking for work this week.
I went to this company’s Facebook page this morning and found this statement regarding the actions of their former employee:
“As of this morning the Gulf Coast employee driving through flood waters in the video has been terminated.We at Gulf Coast Green Construction would like to apologize to the residents of Mid City. Gulf Coast is aware of the video of a company truck carelessly driving down a flooded street on Saturday that has been circulating. As New Orleans natives, we have all experienced flooding and understand the neighborhoods reaction. Please understand that Gulf Coast does not condone this behavior. We are dedicated to the building and betterment of our city. We would like to apologize for the carelessness of this employee during such a sensitive time.”
Remember, when water is in the streets and you drive through it at a high rate of speed you could be pushing more water into people’s homes, businesses, and/or vehicles. It’s always best to just avoid flooded areas.
New Orleans received 6-8 inches of rain Saturday during a short period of time.