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Car rolls into water in Forest Park, driver taken to hospital

A car sits partially submerged at the edge of Deer Lake in Forest Park, near the intersection of Union and Grand drives on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. The driver, the only occupant of the car, was taken by ambulance to a hospital. Photo by Robert Cohen, rcohen@post-dispatch.com.

ST. LOUIS— A man was taken to a hospital around 10 p.m. Friday night for an evaluation shortly after driving his vehicle into about two feet of water in Deer Lake in Forest Park.

The incident happened close to the intersection of Union and Grand drives, according to Capt. Leon Whitener of the St. Louis Fire Department.

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The man was the only person in the vehicle, and Whitener said there were no injuries reported at the time.

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