Elderly woman escapes submerged car

An elderly woman is in hospital after driving her vehicle into Lake Ontario near Kingston, Ont. on Wednesday night.

According to reports, the 77-year-old woman was backing out of the driveway of an apartment building when she lost control and ended up in the lake.

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The vehicle was nearly completely submerged, but the woman managed to get out of the vehicle. She was then helped out of the water by a pair of joggers who were passing by.

Paramedics said Wednesday night that the woman was taken to hospital only as a precaution.



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