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Woman pulled from car driven into lake

Published September 01. 2011 05:00PM

Pocono Mountain Regional Police release information on an incident of a vehicle in a lake recently.

According to police reports, on Aug. 29, at 6 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Long Pond Road near East Emerald Lakes Drive for a vehicle into the lake. Prior to police arrival, witnesses were able to rescue the woman from the water. An investigation revealed that the 28-year-old female from Tobyhanna intentionally drove her 2008 Honda Accord into the lake in an attempt to commit suicide.

She was transported to Pocono Medical Center for injuries sustained in the incident and also for a mental health evaluation.

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