CHICAGO (STMW) — A 36-year-old man was taken to a hospital in critical condition early Wednesday after he drove a car into the Calumet River in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side.
About 3 a.m., the car drove into the Calumet River near East 122nd Street and South Stony Island Avenue, according to Chicago Police News Affairs Officer Ronald Gaines.READ MORE: Two Simeon High School Students, Both 15, Killed In Shootings Four Hours Apart
The driver was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, said Chicago Fire Department Cmdr. Walter Schroeder. CFD divers went into the water and found he was the only occupant of the vehicle, and no other injuries were reported.READ MORE: SWAT Team On Scene On Division Street On Near North Side
Police said the man was not cooperating with investigators.
Additional information was not immediately available.MORE NEWS: Northwestern University Receives Gift Of $480 Million, Largest In University History, From Patrick And Shirley Ryan
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