Driver rescued from ice-covered river by Indianapolis firefighters

Photo courtesy of Facebook/Indianapolis Fire Department

Photo courtesy of Facebook/Indianapolis Fire Department

Photo courtesy of Facebook/Indianapolis Fire Department

Photo courtesy of Facebook/Indianapolis Fire Department

Photo courtesy of Facebook/Indianapolis Fire Department

INDIANAPOLIS—Firefighters rescued a woman who accidentally drove onto an ice-covered river on Monday morning, according to the Indianapolis Fire Department.

Officials said a 33-year-old woman accidentally drove onto the icy White River at the 67th and Cornell Ave. boat ramp.

The fire department said it’s believed the woman drove onto the ice overnight and the car landed about 75 feet to the left of the ramp.

A runner on a nearby trail spotted the car and called 911.

Firefighters said the woman was alert, oriented and unharmed.

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