New body camera footage shows dramatic rescue of woman from Detroit River
Tonight a woman in her 40s is alive thanks to the quick thinking of a married couple who called 911 and a sergeant with the Trenton Police Department. Around 3:45 on Monday afternoon Linda Tilley and her husband Bill were driving along West River when they saw a large splash in the Detroit River.
Posted at 9:13 AM, Dec 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-20 09:18:31-05
Dramatic body camera footage shows a Trenton police officer saving a woman after she lost control and landed her vehicle in the Detroit River Monday.
A nearby couple called 911 after they saw her lose control and police responded quickly.
The sergeant used a kayak on a waterline property to make it out to the sinking car. Once there, he used a paddle to break the driver's side window. He was then able to kayak to Elizabeth Park with the woman in the kayak.
The woman is now recovering at home.
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