A quick-considering police officer used a kayak and a paddle to rescue a lady from a car that was sinking into the Detroit River.

Police have been referred to as at 3:45 p.m. Monday after the car drove into the river close to West Street and Riverside Drive in Trenton.  

Seeing that a lady was trapped inside, the officer “commandeered” a close-by kayak and paddled out to her, police stated. 

The officer broke out one of the windows, and then used a paddle to tug the lady to security. She was the lone occupant of the car, in accordance with police. 

Each the lady and the officer prevented critical accidents, police stated. 

Authorities didn’t publicly launch further particulars. 

The river was 36 degrees Monday, in line with a studying taken at Belle Isle. 

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Contact staff writer Ann Zaniewski at 313-222-6594 or azaniewski@freepress.com. Follow her on Twitter: @AnnZaniewski. 

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