Car Submerged in Pond


January 30th, 2013 by admin

The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a one vehicle accident around 11:00 a.m. today (Wednesday) at the intersection of Highway 59 and 320th Street.The caller advised that the vehicle was submerged in a pond and the driver was trapped inside.

Seventy-seven year old Delores Louise Ellis of Lytton was traveling northbound when she hit a patch of ice and lost control of her 2006 Buick Lucerne. The car came to rest in a roadside pond and became submerged up to the rear doors. Ellis was assisted out of the vehicle by Shenandoah Fire and Rescue. She was uninjured but was transported to Shenandoah Memorial Hospital to be checked out. No charges have been filed at this time.

The Page County Sheriff’s Office, Shenandoah Fire and Rescue, and the Atchison County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Fremont County Sheriff’s Department with the accident.