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85-year-old man drives into lake and smokes pipe as car sinks into water

By Mason White 10:18 AM August 13, 2015
Car in pond 

By: Wayne Morin
An elderly man who drove his car into a lake, was found smoking a pipe as his car was sinking into the water, police in the United Kingdom said.

Warwickshire police said that the 85-year-old man accidentally drove into the lake, and then was sitting in his car calmly smoking his pipe while waiting to be rescued.

The incident unfolded at a farm in Loxley, Warwickshire, around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The elderly man was fishing in the lake before the incident occurred.

Rescuers of the West Midlands Ambulance Service said that when they approached the lake, they saw the elderly man smoking his pipe and chatting with a farmer.

Firefighters pulled the driver from his car and brought him back to dry land. Rescuers gave the man dry clothes as he was taken to a hospital for observation.