Sheriff’s Police responded to a report of a submerged vehicle on CR 550
South, just east of CR 450 West in rural Porter Township.
The driver, an
82-year-old Hebron woman was traveling west on CR 550 South when her 2007
Buick Lucerne began taking water.
arrived on scene, she was still inside the vehicle, but a nearby resident
was already on his way out to help her in his own canoe.
Once back on drier
land, she was evaluated by EMS and transported to an area hospital by her
own family to be checked out, police said.
Assisting at the
scene removing the vehicle was Green’s Towing.
Sheriff Police urge
residents to use caution when driving. If the roadway is water covered and
not visible; don’t risk it, find an alternate route.