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Good Samaritans Rescue Driver Who Crashed Into Dam

Good Samaritans pulled the driver out. Crews are checking the vehicle to see if anyone else is still inside.

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    Good Samaritans Rescue Driver Trapped in Water

    Three Good Samaritans rushed in to save a driver who was trapped in the water in Upper Merion Township.

    (Published Tuesday, June 12, 2018)

    Three Good Samaritans rescued a driver who crashed into a dam in Upper Merion Township, Pennsylvania. 

    The unidentified man was traveling on Croton and Warner roads Tuesday afternoon when he lost control of his vehicle due to a medical condition, police said. He then crashed through a guardrail at Martin's Dam and his vehicle went airborne 40 to 50 feet, according to a witness, before crashing into the water.

    Kemp Littlepage, Bill Bostic and Bostic's son Josh all jumped into the water to rescue the man.

    "I got to his door. The car was sinking, he was foaming in his mouth and I couldn't get the seatbelt off," Littlepage said.

    Littlepage told NBC10 he eventually got the seatbelt off the man as water rose to the victim's nose. Bostic was able to get the door open and drag the victim while Littlepage pushed him out.

    "He was three seconds from death," Littlepage said.

    The rescuers eventually pulled the man to safety and he was taken to the hospital where he is in stable condition.

    Crews arrived at the scene and pulled the car out of the water. They also confirmed the driver was the only person inside the vehicle at the time of the crash.