Woman rescued after driving into Chandler canal

A woman was rescued and taken to the hospital after police said she drove into a canal in Chandler.
Published: Aug. 8, 2022 at 10:45 PM MST
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CHANDLER, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- Police say a woman was rescued after she drove her car into a Chandler canal on Monday night. Firefighters and police were called out to the rescue near Cooper and Frye roads around 9:30 p.m. Arizona’s Family news chopper was over the scene and saw the Audi convertible nearly submerged in the water. Police cars and a firetruck surrounded the canal. Rescue teams reportedly used a ladder to get the woman to safety.

The woman was awake and talking to firefighters as she was being loaded onto a stretcher. She was taken to the hospital in stable condition. It’s unknown what caused the woman to drive into the canal. The investigation is ongoing.