CHICAGO (CBS) — Rescuers helped two people after their car plunged into Wolf Lake in Hegewisch near 130th and Avenue O Saturday night.
A man fishing nearby heard the speeding car as it hit a concrete barrier, went into the air and splashed upside down into the water.READ MORE: Student And Staff Data From Area School District Were Dumped On The Dark Web, And Parents And Staffers Had No Clue
“So I immediately dropped my fishing pole, ran over there, got a brick, went in the water and busted the back window trying to get them out,” he said. “The gentleman who was driving, he got out, but we could not get the girl out. She was trapped.”READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Cold Front On The Way
Divers from the Chicago Police Marine Unit were able to rescue the female passenger.MORE NEWS: Protesters Say Benet Academy In Lisle Rescinded Lacrosse Coach's Job Offer Because She Is A Lesbian
Both victims were hospitalized and are expected to recover.