Update: Public Safety Deputy Director Caleb Rowell stated that the Bay City Department of Public Safety received word at 2:19 p.m. that a vehicle had driven into the Saginaw River near Bigelow Park. The first responders arrived and spoke to a witness who said that there were two female occupants in the vehicle when it went in and that they were still in the vehicle as it went underwater, said Rowell.
Rowell confirmed that two females were pulled out of the vehicle and said that they are currently being treated by medical personnel, with no information available on their condition. He said that they were unconscious when pulled from the vehicle and that both individuals are believed to be above 18.
BAY CITY, MI – Numerous emergency vehicles converged at Bigelow Park at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 30 for a report of a vehicle submerged in the Saginaw River.
The United States Coast Guard broadcasted an advisory at 2:33 p.m. stating that there was a vehicle in the river and for all units to keep a sharp lookout. Divers are currently searching the water to the west of the middlegrounds as of 3:20 p.m.
No further details are available at this time and will be posted as they become available.
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