Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Touching moment woman was rescued from her sinking car after driving off a cliff (photos)

The petrified woman was squashed up against the rear window as the front end of the car was rapdily submerging into the Waitemata Harbour in Auckland, New Zealand, at 3pm on Tuesday
A very lucky woman was saved by two policemen when her BMW rapidly sank into Waitemata Harbour in Auckland, New Zealand.Officers Paul Watts and Simon Russell estimated the woman had less than one minute left when they got to her.The extremely distraught woman was squashed against the rear window as the front of the car quickly sank.With only minutes to spare, a police officer attempts to smash one of the car windows with a baton with no luck.When another officer managed to shatter the rear window of the car with a rock that he was passed from the water.  The officers carried the woman to safety just in the nick of time before the car sank to the harbour floor...See more pics after the cut.......

Fortunately witnesses called emergency services as quick-thinking policemen arrived and sprung straight into action by jumping into the water with one officer attempting to smash the window with a baton
Officers Paul Watts (left) and Simon Russell (right) then dragged the 63-year-old woman from the car to safety
The sunken BMW is frightening proof that the woman would not have made it without the help of the quick-thinking policemenThe woman is lucky to be alive after the frightening accident where her car careered into the harbour
A tow truck starts to pull the car out of Waitemata Harbour in Auckland as a police officer watches on
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