Chicago firefighters rescue woman who drove into Lake Michigan on North Side

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Thursday, August 26, 2021
Woman recued after driving into Lake Michigan
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Firefighters rescue a woman who drove into Lake Michigan.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago firefighters rescued a woman who drove into Lake Michigan on the Near North Side Thursday morning, police said.

The 51-year-old woman was driving in the 600-block of North DuSable Lake Shore Drive at about 1:35 a.m. when police said she lost control of her car and drove into the lake.

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The car was partially submerged and the Chicago Fire Department dive team went in to get her out of the water.

Police said the woman had a small laceration to her hand and was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good condition.

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