CHICAGO (CBS)– A car carrying children drove into a retention pond while fleeing police in Hammond, Indiana overnight.
The incident took place near I-80 and the Kennedy Avenue ramp after Lake County Sheriff’s police attempted to conduct two traffic stops near St. John.
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An officer jumped into the pond and found the female driving seated behind the wheel and two children who were crying.
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The driver was taken to the Lake County Jail and is facing charges.
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The children were taken to a local hospital. Their conditions are unknown at this time.