Canal Street looked "more like a canal" than a residential road following days of heavy rain and years of drainage issues, residents said.
Residents said they were surprised no injuries were reported.
The Indianapolis Fire Department's Fire and Life Safety Division has tips on what you should do before severe weather strikes.
Damon Fine, 37, was released from the hospital the same day and felt "blessed to be alive," according to colleagues.
Effects of excessive sodium chloride in drinking water include complications with heart disease and high blood pressure, according to doctors.