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Car found in river behind Janesville stadium

Published On: Nov 20 2012 07:23:51 AM CST
Updated On: Nov 20 2012 07:50:17 AM CST

The Janesville Fire Department helped rescue a man from the Rock River Tuesday after his car went into the river behind Monterey Stadium.

When police first arrived at the scene, they found the car 3/4 submerged in the river, and the driver swimming to shore. Police said officers helped the driver to shore with a throw rope and rescue bag.

The drive was taken to Mercy Hospital for evaluation, according to police.

Police said a tow truck, with the help of a rescue diver, managed to get the car pulled out of the river and back on solid ground.

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