- A woman, 25, crashed her car on Layman Road in Geographe, Western Australia
- A police officer pulled the ‘trapped woman’ from the car and helped her to safety
- He jumped into the water, swam to the car and smashed a window with his baton
A woman has been saved from near death after her car plunged over a retaining wall and started to sink.
A brave police officer jumped into the water, swam to the car and smashed the back window with his baton.
He pulled the ‘trapped woman’ from the car and helped her to safety while another officer called for assistance.
A brave police officer jumped into the water and swam to the rescue of a 25-year-old woman
A public bystander had flagged down the police on Layman Road in Geographe in the south-west of Western Australia.
South West District WA Police force posted about the ordeal on Facebook explaining ‘The 25-year-old female driver was trapped inside.’
‘A Ford Falcon sedan had crashed over the edge of a retaining wall,’ police said.
‘The vehicle continued down an embankment into a body of water that was adjacent to the road and was sinking.’
Two police officers rescued a woman from a sinking vehicle after her Ford Falcon sedan crashed over the edge of a retaining wall on Layman Road (pictured) in the South West of WA
Social media users reacted positively to the news on Friday.
‘Well done Officer, you are what our community depends on when it comes to safety of others,’ one user said.
‘Wow, great rescue guys, talk about being in the right place at the right time,a very lucky young lady,’ said another user.