Car pulled from Schuylkill River after 5-hour search near Columbia Bridge, officials say
PHILADELPHIA - Officials say a car ran into the Schuylkill River early Saturday morning, prompting an hours-long search by police, fire crews and diving teams.
Several emergency crews responded the area of Kelly Drive near the Columbia Bridge for reports of a car in the Schuylkill River around 1:30 a.m.
An additional diving team was called to the scene to search for any possible people in the river. However, officials say no one was found.
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The car was pulled from the water nearly 5 hours later with no occupants inside. It is unclear how any occupants may have escaped the car.
No other cars were involved in the accident, which is under investigation.