A lady has been rescued after her auto smashed via the ice of a Canadian river.
Locals used kayaks to retrieve the lady from her sinking motor vehicle on the Rideau River in Ottawa.
Witnesses told community media a auto driving on the frozen river crashed by means of the ice and into the freezing water on Sunday.
Footage demonstrates the girl standing on the back of her virtually fully submerged yellow automobile.
One photo seems to show the girl getting a selfie as her motor vehicle begins sinking beneath the ice.
The girl was able to get in the kayak as her rescuers utilised a rope to pull her to protection.
Paramedics reportedly claimed the woman declined to be addressed at the scene.
Billed with risky driving
Ottawa Law enforcement mentioned the woman has been charged with a person depend of risky operation of a motor vehicle.
“The car or truck is nonetheless in the river and could pose as a hazard for curious onlookers venturing out on the ice,” the pressure mentioned in a assertion.
In one more statement, the law enforcement said: “This night a automobile went by means of the ice in the south conclude of Ottawa.
“Fortunately no injuries and an astounding position by neighborhood citizens preserving the driver by utilizing a kayak and quick protected imagining.
“One more reminder that ‘No Ice Is Secure Ice’. Make sure you use intense caution this winter season season!”