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Elderly couple rescued after car crashes into river

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Updated: 11/18/2013 12:24 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- An elderly couple is recovering after accidentally crashing their car into the St. Johns River.

It happened around 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the St. Johns River Marina Boat Ramp in Downtown Jacksonville.

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office says the couple got lost and turned into the boat ramp. That's when they accidentally drove into the river.

When the officer arrived on scene, he found the couple in a partially submerged car. The officer went into the water and carried the couple out one by one. The couple is expected to be ok.
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