East Rockaway, NY - January 27th, 2014 - The Public Information Office reports the details of an Unusual Incident that occurred in East Rockaway on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 9:05 am.
According to police, a 24 year old male was operating a 2005 Cadillac in the vicinity of Dock Street and Althouse Avenue. The victim suffered a medical episode (possible seizure) that caused him to lose control of his vehicle and sending it into the water. Fourth Precinct Police Officers, Marine Bureau, and Emergency Services Unit responded to the location. The victim was able to exit the water on his own and was removed to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The vehicle was then removed from the water by Emergency Services and the Marine Bureau.
There is no apparent criminality.