Vehicle submerged in water near LaSalle Avenue

Posted at 8:14 AM, May 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-22 19:20:05-04

Hampton, Va. - Hampton Fire and Rescue units responded to the scene of an incident where a car was submerged in the water off of the LaSalle Avenue extended bridge.

It happened Wednesday morning, May 22. The person was helped out of the water by a resident, officials say. The person was then transported to the hospital.

Units remained on the scene to help HAZMAT crews remove petroleum from the water. A private contractor removed the vehicle from the water.

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