AKRON: Car submerged in water, rescue divers called to scene

AKRON - Firefighters in Akron say a one car crash ended with the car being submerged in water. The driver was able to escape the vehicle according to emergency crews at the scene.

It happened just at 7pm Saturday night near the intersection of East Cuyahoga Falls Avenue and Front Street. The car ended up crashing into the Cuyahoga River.

Rescue divers were called to the scene to search the vehicle but authorities do not believe there were passengers in the car.

Authorities say the driver was treated at the scene but he was not taken to the hospital.

Stay with WKYC.com for updates to this developing situation.


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