ISP Holds Vehicle Submersion Class

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INDIANAPOLIS (October 19th, 2013) – The Indiana State Police Underwater Search and Rescue team along with the National Drowning Prevention Alliance helped teach dozens Saturday how to escape if their car ever was submerged in water.

Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht, an Associate Dean at the University of Manitoba and an expert on submerged vehicles protocol was on-hand to teach the proper steps for escaping a car that has crashed into water.

Groups gathered for a classroom seminar that included an actual car submerged into a retention pond during the demonstration.