CHICAGO (CBS) — Two people were pulled from a car that drove into Wolf Lake in the Hegewisch neighborhood on Saturday afternoon.
A man who was fishing near 130th and Avenue O heard the speeding car as it hit a concrete barrier, went into the air, and splashed upside down into the water.READ MORE: City Council Latino Caucus Moves To Put Proposed Ward Map On 2022 Ballot For Voter Referendum
“I immediately dropped my fishing pole, ran over there, got a brick, went in the water, and broke the back window trying to get him out. The gentleman who was driving, he got out, but we could not get the girl out. She was trapped,” he said.READ MORE: Liana Wallace On 'Survivor' All-Black Alliance Falling Apart: 'Just Wanted Us To Make Top 8, Then We Can Have World War II''
Divers from the Chicago Police Marine Unit were able to rescue the female passenger. Both victims were taken to the hospital, but they are expected to be okay.MORE NEWS: Man Wins $1 Million On Scratch-Off Lottery Ticket Gifted To Him After Heart Surgery