Airdrie driver pulled from submerged vehicle dies from injuries
The car sits on the side of the road after crews pulled it from a small pond in Airdrie.
Colleen Schmidt, CTV Calgary
Published Thursday, March 20, 2014 2:47PM MDT
Last Updated Thursday, March 20, 2014 3:23PM MDT
Icy road conditions may be partly to blame for a fatal crash at Nose Creek Park in Airdrie.
Emergency crews were called to Main Street at about 11:45 a.m. Thursday after the driver of a small car lost control and crashed into a pond at the bottom of an embankment.
The vehicle overturned in the water and fire crews had to pull the unconscious driver from the car.
The man was rushed to Foothills Hospital in Calgary in life threatening condition. He later died from his injuries.
The Calgary Fire Department dive team was called in to check the water and make sure there were no other occupants in the vehicle.
Main Street between Summerfield Boulevard and Erin Drive was closed down while RCMP investigated.
Police say road conditions at time were poor with ice, snow, and poor visibility.
The identity of the man has not been released.