Vehicle found submerged in Milford pond
UPDATE: Milford firefighters responded to a reported car that was submerged in a pond behind a residence on Tomahawk Lane Sunday at 2 p.m.
Firefighters along with the department's dive team arrived on the scene and found a fully submerged passenger vehicle in the icy pond.
The Milford Fire Department Dive Team was deployed to search the vehicle and found nothing inside of the car. A heavy duty wrecker arrived and pulled the vehicle onto dry land. The trunk was also checked as a precaution with nothing found, according to Battalion Chief Anthony Fabrizi. The fire department diver's re-entered the water as a precaution to search for any potential victims. None were found. Police said that no one was injured in the incident.
Milford police remained on the scene and are conducting an ongoing investigation into the incident.
According to Police Officer Michael DeVito, the car, a 2009 red Honda Accord, had been stolen out of West Haven earlier on Sunday. The pond, DeVito said, is located on Brooklawn Drive.