Greenville の警察官 Justin Lavin と Christopher Santiago は、木曜日の朝、Frog Level と Wainwright Road の地域で車を運転していました。, 部門は言った.
“Without hesitation, the officers quickly and selflessly jumped into action, breaking a window to the vehicle so they could gain access,” 部門は言った.
Lavin then entered the car and freed the driver from her seatbelt. While Lavin was working to free the woman, Santiago gripped Lavin’s belt in case the vehicle slipped further into the water.
Once Lavin had secured the woman, Santiago helped pull them out from the submerged vehicle, “undoubtedly saving her life,” 警察によると.
Both Lavin and Santiago were to be honored as heroes with a formal recognition ceremony for “going above and beyond” to rescue the woman in what the department called a “selfless act of service.”
It was not immediately clear whether the woman suffered any injuries.
Details on what caused the car to overturn or how long it had been in the ditch were not immediately provided.