(STMW) — Two women were rescued after a vehicle went off the road and into a frozen pond Monday evening in southwest suburban Bolingbrook.
About 6 p.m., a 35-year-old woman was driving near Avalon and Lindsey lanes when her vehicle left the roadway and stopped on the ice of a frozen pond, authorities said.READ MORE: Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Vaccine Or Weekly Testing Mandate For Illinois Daycare Workers
Another woman, a 46-year-old “good Samaritan,” tried to help the driver get out, according to Bolingbrook police.
When emergency crews arrived, the vehicle had broken through the ice. Both women were taken to Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital in Bolingbrook to be treated for hypothermia. They were both listed in “stable” condition, police said.READ MORE: K-9, Riggs, Expected To Recover After Being Shot By Chicago Homicide Suspect During Confrontation With Kenosha County Sheriff's Deputy
The crash remains under investigation.
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