RTD Reporting Man With Medical Emergency Drives into Fountain Lake

RTD Reporting Man With Medical Emergency Drives into Fountain Lake

The driver was taken to the hospital and nobody else was reported injured.

From RTD:

Richmond firefighters and police responded to Byrd Park on Tuesday morning after a man suffered a medical emergency and drove off the edge of Fountain Lake.

Police said officers responded at 8:33 a.m. to a report of a vehicle in the lake. They arrived to find the driver suffering from what was described as seizures.

A sergeant and a patrol officer helped the man out of the car, which was hanging sideways over the edge of the lake with the passenger side submerged.

The driver was taken to a local hospital, and no one else was injured.

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