U.S. Coast Guard rescues elderly man from sinking car
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - A dramatic rescue took place in Panama City, Florida on Saturday after a driver plunged into a marina.
The U.S. Coast Guard released video of crew members pulling an elderly man from his sinking car after it crashed through a guard rail.
Rescuers from Cutter Marlin are seen desperately trying to save the man by breaking a window and then pulling him out with little time to spare.
Onlookers witnessing the scary scare heard clapping once the 89-year-old man was freed.
The elderly driver reportedly suffered a medical issue that caused the accident, but he is expected to be okay.