Record flooding, hurricanes putting cars on trucks to Texas

Posted at 6:15 PM, Sep 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-15 19:29:39-04

Record flooding and hurricanes are putting cars in Tulsa on trucks to Texas.

Some reports estimate Hurricane Harvey damaged between 500-thousand to a million cars.

Cars of all shapes and sizes are getting bought up by dealers at Z66 Auto Auction.

Some of them are headed to South Texas.

Monte Freeman said some of his dealers in Houston normally sell 50 to 60 cars a month.

Freeman said the demand after the hurricane has those dealers selling 50 to 60 cars a day.

Monte Freeman, Z66 Auto Auction, "right now you just have need buyers. I mean you have people that just they don’t really care what it is they have to have transportation…that’s a whole other world,”

Just down the road from Z66, all 70 cars from a lot at 46th and Memorial are heading on a truck to Houston.

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