Driver rescued after van crashes into Delaware pond

NEWARK, Del. (WPVI) -- An 89-year-old man had to be rescued after he lost control of his van and crashed into a pond in Newark, Delaware.

Police responded around 5:30 p.m. to a report of a van in a retention pond on AAA Boulevard and Stanton-Christiana Road.

The vehicle the driver was occupying was found partially submerged in the 4-foot deep retention pond, police said.

He taken to Christiana Hospital for reportedly nonlife-threatening injuries.
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