Driver in wheelchair rescued from partially submerged vehicle in Goshen

The distress call reported a vehicle partially submerged in approximately 3 feet of water, with the driver unable to exit the car.

News 12 Staff

Apr 8, 2024, 4:34 PM

Updated 52 days ago

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Driver in wheelchair rescued from partially submerged vehicle in Goshen
Orange County firefighters came to the aid of a driver in a wheelchair who had veered into a drainage ditch along Route 17-M near Duck Farm Road in Goshen.
The distress call reported a vehicle partially submerged in approximately 3 feet of water, with the driver unable to exit the car.
Firefighters responded to the scene, initiating a challenging rescue operation that lasted about 45 minutes.
Following the successful extraction, the driver was transported to Garnet Health Medical Center for further evaluation and treatment


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