Hamilton County, IN – Indiana First Responders’ Quick Thinking, Teamwork Saves Woman in Dramatic Water Rescue


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Hamilton County, IN – On Tuesday, a woman’s life was saved thanks to the quick thinking and teamwork of first responders in Hamilton County, Indiana. 

After receiving reports of an SUV flipped into a water-filled ditch near 296th Street and Carpenter Road, units from the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, Indiana DNR Law Enforcement, White River Township Fire Department, and Hamilton County were dispatched to the scene.

Finding the vehicle fully submerged, the driver trapped and unable to escape due to the water pressure on the windows, Deputy Scott Hazel and DNR Officer Billy Doss did not hesitate to dive into the water. 

The rescue team utilized advanced apparatus and tools from the fire department to free the woman from her precarious position. She was subsequently transported to St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, having sustained injuries during the incident.

This operation highlights the critical role of effective collaboration among emergency responders in managing life-threatening situations, underscoring their preparedness and dedication to community safety.


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