TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - Chandler firefighters were dispatched to the 1500 Block of Highway 31 East, around 7:04 a.m. to a report of a vehicle submerged in water.
According to reports firefighters were dispatched to River Park on the 1500 Block of Highway 31 East where they found a woman in a vehicle submerged in water. Chandler police said an officer and a concerned citizen ran into chest deep water to rescue the woman.
“When crews got on scene they found a female in the vehicle. Her conditions are unknown at this time but she was transported to a nearby hospital,” said John Whitsell, Chandler Fire Department.
According to Chandler police, it appears the driver of the vehicle suffered a medical emergency, which was the cause for her vehicle to go into the river.
This is still an ongoing investigation and Chandler police are leading the investigation.