Man Rescued From EC Canal Tuesday

Around 2 PM Tuesday, January 18, 2022 a vehicle was found to have been driven into the canal near Roxana in East Chicago. This is near the cross streets 151st & White Oak for reference. The Canal goes under the Toll Road and Indianapolis Blvd.

On arrival police saw the vehicle was occupied and a male needed rescue. The Lake County Sheriff Department & East Chicago Fire Department were called out to assist with getting the victim out of the car.

The victim was transported to a nearby hospital. It’s believed at this time a medical condition was suffered before he ended up in the water.

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