Hoffman Estates police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:27 PM Saturday to a report of crash into a pond on the north side of I-90 and Mile Post 61 near Hoffman Estates and South Barrington, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a car was floating in a pond or a construction ditch just north of Interstate 90. A witness also reported that a woman was standing next to the pond.
Hoffman Estates Fire Department firefighter/paramedics responded with dive gear and boats.
Schaumburg’s Battalion Chief discovered the vehicle and woman about one-quarter mile past Barrington Road. The vehicle landed in a water-filled construction ditch.
Firefighter/paramedics communicated with the woman at about 1:43 p.m. and reached her about 1:49 p.m. Firefighter/paramedics reports that the woman denied she had any injuries.
Hoffman Estate Fire Department is sending in divers to check the vehicle to make sure no other occupant was in the vehicle.
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