Viral photo shows nursing home residents trapped in water

DICKINSON, Texas (KXAN) — Residents of a Dickinson nursing home were reportedly trapped in waist-deep water Sunday.

A photo by Trudy Lampson and obtained by KRTK shows residents sitting in water waiting to be rescued.

Most of the residents were either on oxygen used wheelchairs.

The residents are believed to be safe now.

Dickinson is located between Houston and Galveston along Interstate 45. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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