Rescuers save man from sinking SUV in Creve Coeur Lake

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MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Firefighters rescued a man in a sinking car at around 8:00 am on Creve Coeur Lake.  They believe he suffered from a medical emergency, drove through a fence and crashed into the lake.

A water rescue team was able to quickly respond and save him.  He was taken to a hospital for treatment.  The condition or identity of the victim has not yet been released by officials.

The submerged vehicle was salvaged from the lake by a wrecker service.

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