New Year’s Rescue: Deputies Pull Woman From Submerged Car

Jan 01, 2019 - Time Magazine

(TAMPA, Fla) — A Florida sheriff’s dive team pulled a woman to safety early on New Year’s Day after another driver cut her off on Interstate 4 and her vehicle wound up upside down in a muddy ravine.

Amanda Antonio, 33, called 911 at 3:48 a.m., telling dispatchers the water was rising in the foggy darkness near Tampa, said Hillsborough County Sheriff’s spokesman Danny Alvarez.

“We had 13 units trying to race up and down I-4 near the fairground in a dense, dense fog,” Alvar...