Driver escapes after vehicle ends up river

Posted at 12:27 PM, Mar 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-21 13:27:09-04

The driver of a vehicle that landed in the Platte River Monday morning was taken to the hospital as a precaution after he was able to swim to safety.

Authorities said the man told them he had mechanical issues before the crash.

Crews will work to pull the car out of the water Monday afternoon.

The man told rescue crews he was just very cold.