Dramatic police bodycam footage shows the frenzied rescue of an unconscious woman from a submerged car in Florida – and police rushing to give her CPR back on dry land.
The rescue came after 2013 Hyundai veered off the Eau Gallie causeway and plunged into the Indian River in Melbourne around 1 a.m. on Tuesday, according to a press release and media reports.
The video shows an officer wade into the Indian River Tuesday toward a flipped Hyundai whose passenger side is entirely under water. The cop was identified in a press release as Officer Peter Dolci, who had been flagged down by a witness while he was doing a traffic stop nearby.
A shirtless man who appears to be a good Samaritan is crouched in the water partially inside of the vehicle, holding the woman’s head above water and pleading for help, the video shows.
“Can you get this glass broken?” the man says, panting. “I don’t care