If Florida’s Police Were Defunded, This Cars Driver Would Have Drowned

If America’s Police were defunded the driver of this car would have drowned when she accidentally drove into a canal in heavy rainfall. But luckily for this girl, she lives and works in the state of Florida who loves and supports good law enforcement. Police were called when someone spotted her drive into the canal. Police got there quick and pulled her to safety just as her head went under the water.

Video shows Florida police officers rescue driver from car sinking in canal. The officers can be seen jumping into the water and shattering a car window in order to pull the woman to safety. Video credit, 10 Tampa Bay/YouTube

Let this serve as a lesson to defund the police crowd! This girl would have been Dead if the police hadn’t shown up quickly. Florida is a Law And Order state. Recently our Governor Ron DeSantis reached out to abused blue state police. He offered police employment in the sunshine state. And is working on a $5,000 signing bonus for officers willing to relocate to Florida! 🍊

Fox35 Orlando reports: Good Samaritans acted quickly with the assistance of Port Orange police officers after a pizza delivery driver ran off the road into a canal. The incident happened Friday night after heavy rain associated with a Nor’easter brought flash flooding to portions of Flagler and Volusia counties. The driver veered off a flooded road and into a canal next to Cedar in the Wood. “She got a little confused and turned left directly into the canal because the water was level with the road,” said Port Orange Police Sgt. William Harrison. Luckily a neighbor called 911 and police came to the rescue. Three Port Orange police officers responded to the crash and found that a woman was trapped inside the vehicle as it was sinking deeper into the water.

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When this pizza delivery driver accidentally drove into a canal police saved her life. Image credit, WWSB 10 News.

The officers entered the water, broke the window, and pulled the driver out of the sinking car. “Climb out the back!  Come on, the back is open!  I need you to climb out the back!” an officer is heard instructing the driver. After breaking the rear window, the driver still could not escape. So they tried the side window. The driver inside was frightened and screaming, but suddenly the screaming stopped. “She was all the way underwater,” Sgt. Harrison explained. Then she is pulled to safety, just in time, before most of the SUV goes underwater. “Ma’am, are you okay?” an officer asked. “Yes sir,” she replied. Sgt Harrison said one officer cut his arm on the window glass. He added that it can be extremely dangerous anytime officers go into the water, as victims are panicking. 

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