Man dives into Wicomico river to rescue driver


SALISBURY, Md. – Well it was a case of being in the right place at the right time.  A former life guard in Salisbury just happened to be walking into work when a car went plunging into the Wicomico river. Andrew Lunn, a charge nurse at Anchorage Healthcare Center, tells 47 ABC that he was walking into work when heard what sounded like a car hitting a curb.

Lunn says once he saw that the car wasn’t stopping and was heading into the river, he jumped into action throwing in a life preserver and then diving into the water himself to rescue the driver.

He says once he swam to the car he told the driver to roll down their window and as water began to pour in. He was able to pull the driver out and swim them to safety.

Bystanders on scene tell us the driver was taken away by ambulance. The man’s identity has not been released to the public. The good news is we’re told he’s fine.
Just out of a car.

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