Watch Sounders FC vs. New England Revolution – coverage begins Saturday at 4pm on JOEtv
Watch Connecticut Sun at Seattle Storm – Saturday at 7pm on JOEtv
Check our live traffic map here

Car plows through park, launches into Puget Sound


An 88-year-old man was pulled from a car today after in launched into the Puget Sound.

BREMERTON — An 88-year-old man was pulled from his car after driving into the Puget Sound around 10 a.m. Thursday in Bremerton.

According to the Bremerton Police Department, the man drove into the water at Bachman Park after careening off Trenton Avenue and plowing through bushes.

Two boaters and a firefighter swam to the man in the water. One of the firefighters broke into the submerged car with an ax, cut the driver’s seat belt and pulled the man to shore.  the man from the car and brought him to the shore where police and fire performed CPR.

The man was taken to an area hospital where he was reported in stable condition, the Kitsap Sun reported.

Police said no one else was inside the vehicle, which was in about 10 feet of water. Police said they believe the man suffered from a medical emergency.


Filed in: News

Suggest a correction

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s