Crews Investigate After Report of Car Fully Submerged in Water at Lake in Waterbury

Waterbury police cruiser
NBC Connecticut

Officials are investigating after a car was reported to be fully submerged in water at a lake in Waterbury Friday night.

Crews said they responded to a call at Lakewood Lake on Lakewood Road. They said it is unknown if the vehicle was occupied before entering the lake.

The fire department and dive rescue team remained on scene late into the night checking the lake for any victims or occupants that may have been inside the vehicle, according to police.

"It is a large lake and we want to ensure that we have thoroughly searched and exhausted all efforts to locate anyone that may have been inside the vehicle," Sgt. Robert Davis told NBC Connecticut.

Officials don't know what type of vehicle was involved at this time.

No additional information was immediately available.

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