SAN DIEGO, CA — Two people escaped a submerged vehicle Saturday afternoon after a crash sent them into a swimming pool in San Diego’s Crestmont neighborhood, according to FOX5 San Diego.
San Diego Fire Department crews responded to the scene in the 8900 block of Ellingham Street.
It was unclear what caused the incident, but officials said a car slammed through a backyard and flipped upside-down into the pool. The vehicle was said to have been submerged when its two occupants exited.
The SDFD said firefighters did not have to rescue the victims, but did not say whether anyone was injured or taken to a hospital.
No further updates have been shared at this time.
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