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No injuries after vehicle was driven into swimming pool

Published: Thursday, July 31, 2014 7:24 a.m. CDT • Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:30 p.m. CDT

BARRINGTON HILLS – No injuries were reported after a vehicle was driven into a residential swimming pool Wednesday, according to a Barrington Hills dispatcher.

The Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District responded around 4:05 p.m. Wednesday for a vehicle that was reportedly found in a residential pool at 5 Longmeadow Court in Barrington Hills, as stated in a news release from the district.

The release further states crews arrived to find the sole occupant out of the vehicle, apparently pulled out by the homeowner. A rescue team conducted a secondary search to confirm no other individuals were in the pool.

The scene was turned over around 6:15 p.m. to the Barrington Hills Police Department.

Dispatcher Kim Roel Thursday morning said no injuries were reported.

The occupant of the vehicle, who Roel believed to be a male in his twenties, was transported to St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates for evaluation.

The vehicle was pulled from the pool by a towing company, Roel added.

According to the news release, fire departments assisting with the incident included the Fox River Grove Fire Protection District, Carpentersville Fire Department, Round Lake Fire Department, Streamwood Fire Department, Countryside Fire Protection District, Barrington Fire Department, and Rolling Meadows Fire Department.

The incident is under investigation by the Barrington Hills Police Department.

-Allison Goodrich

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