Submerged BMW removed from retention pond near downtown Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Police Department and Orlando Fire spent the morning removing a submerged vehicle from a retention pond along I-4 off Gore Street and Division Avenue.

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The call came in just before 4 a.m. to reports of a car that drove through a chainlink fence along Gore St. and Division Ave. under I-4.

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Our crews could see divers in the water checking to confirm no other occupants were inside.

WFTV’s Q McCray spoke with the driver on scene and he told us he was in a hurry to get to work when he ended up in the pond.

The Orlando Police Department has not returned our requests for additional information or if the driver will face any charges.

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Q Mccray

Q McCray, WFTV.com

Q McCray is an award-winning general assignment reporter.