Florida Kayaker Rescues Woman Who Spent Night Trapped in SUV Submerged in Water

A Florida kayaker out for a morning paddle rescued a woman who spent the night trapped inside a submerged SUV.

The Venice Police Department posted on social media Thursday that the kayaker found the SUV partially submerged in water at the Higel Boat Ramp. The kayaker called 911 and was able to get the woman out of the vehicle.

The driver told police she'd been trapped inside the car since around 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Police said the driver and the kayaker were in stable condition.

"We are pleased to see a happy ending to such a potentially tragic situation," the police department wrote in their social media post.

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