An elderly Centereach man was rescued Wednesday morning by two police officers after his car got stuck in six-foot deep floodwater, Suffolk County police said.

The two cops were northbound on Ocean Avenue at 11 a.m. conducting traffic control and diverting drivers away from flooded areas when 86-year-old Anthony Monticciolo apparently “became disoriented due to the road closure,” police said.

Monticciolo drove his 2008 Subaru onto North Ocean Avenue, which was flooded from Wednesday’s recording-breaking storm, and his vehicle became disabled, police said.

The water, which was approximately six feet deep, police said, began filling his car. He couldn’t get out.

The two officers swam to Monticciolo’s car and successfully brought him to safety, police said.

An examination by Selden Fire Department personnel revealed that he was not injured.

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