Police: Woman taken to hospital after car plunges into water in Providence

This is an image of a Providence police cruiser. (WLNE)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Providence police said that a woman was taken to the hospital Sunday morning after a car plunged into the Seekonk River.

Police explained that a man drove the vehicle off of the Gano Street Boat Launch just before 6 a.m.

The woman, who was the passenger, made it out of the vehicle on her own. She was taken to Rhode Island Hospital and had no visible injuries.

Investigators believe that the male driver made it out of the water on his own as well.

The incident remains under investigation.

No further information was immediately released.

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