Car submerged


All clear: A police diver investigated a sunken car in Patterson River to ensure no-one was trapped in the crashed vehicle on Tuesday morning. Picture: Gary Sissons

A CAR plunged into Patterson River at Bonbeach at about 4.30am on Tuesday morning (10 October) and a man, believed to be the driver, was arrested at 6am outside a house on Nepean Highway.

The 31-year-old was taken to hospital for observation and later said to be assisting police in the “ongoing” investigation.

Police scuba divers did not find anyone else in the submerged vehicle.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit an anonymous report at online.

First published in the Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News – 11 October 2017

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