CHICAGO (CBS) — A man walking in Chinatown has quick-thinking onlookers to thank for his life after he ended up in the Chicago River trying to save his dog.
Surveillance video from a nearby security camera shows how it all started. The man’s dog fell into the water in Ping Tom Memorial Park, and he jumped in right behind.READ MORE: Local Businesses Hope For Similar Outcome Of Shoppers For Small Business Saturday
Other people in the park heard the calls for help and ran for a life ring, and eventually pulled them both to safety.READ MORE: 'The WasteShed' Art Store, Selling Recycled Supplies For Less, Opens Second Location In Evanston
The man and the dog were not hurt, just exhausted by the ordeal.