Automotive plunges into Delaware River following crash, 2 injured


BURLINGTON CITY, N.J. (WPVI) —

Police said two people were transported to the hospital this afternoon after their car went into the Delaware River.

According to Burlington County Police, two people were pulled from the river. Police said an accident did occur before the vehicle went into the water.

It happened just before 1 p.m. near 138 Riverbank in Burlington City, New Jersey.

Initial reports indicated that one person was able to get out of the vehicle; however, a second person remained inside.

Officials said that person was extricated from the car around a half-hour later, at 1:27 p.m.

Both victims were transported to Lourdes Hospital in Willingboro in unknown condition.

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