Driver of just-purchased SUV ends up in Des Moines River waters

DES MOINES, Iowa-  The Des Moines water rescue team was sent to a location on the city's southeast side this (Friday) afternoon, because of a report of a vehicle in the Des Moines River.

Crews pulling the vehicle out of the water say the driver told them, the SUV,  had just been purchased, before it ended up in a flood overflow area, near the SE 14th Street, Harriet Street boat ramp.   The driver is okay.

(Photo by Bob Stone)

(Below, Lance Woods with Crow Tow waded into the water to hook up the SUV)


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