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The Midlothian Creek Detention Reservoir is located near 167th Street, Cicero Avenue

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team

Friday, April 14, 2023 14:53

The Good Samaritan rescues the driver from a submerged vehicle in the Oak Forest

OAK FOREST, Sick (WLS) — A good Samaritan pulled a driver from a submerged vehicle in the southern suburbs of Oak Forest late Thursday, police said.

Shortly before 9:50 p.m., a car plunged into the Midlothian Creek Containment Reservoir at 167th Street and Cicero Avenue, Oak Forest police said.

A good Samaritan pulled the driver out of the vehicle and helped the man to the beach.

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The driver was taken to the hospital for examination.

Southern suburban emergency responders were seen working to pull cars out of the water Thursday night.

It's unclear how the driver got into the water.

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