Video of car sliding and sinking into a lake on live television goes viral; Watch here
Fortunately, no one was inside the car when the incident took place. Immediately, the reporter asks the cameraperson to focus on the sinking vehicle instead.
Live television and reporting on the field can be a daunting task as few things can go wrong. This time, a reporter in Illinois was seen talking about a proposed project in the area when a truck behind him slowly slides into the water and then gets submerged.
Fortunately, no one was inside the car when the incident took place. Immediately, the reporter asks the cameraperson to focus on the sinking vehicle instead. Few people can be seen standing on a boat next to the sinking car, watching it be sucked into the water rather helplessly.
Here's the video:
The video, since being shared, has gathered nearly 1,700 likes and counting. It has also accumulated tons of comments.
The Sangamon County Rescue Squad confirmed it on Facebook and said, “Last night, SCRS responded to Spaulding Dam boat launch at Lake Springfield to assist with the recovery of a submerged vehicle. No injuries were reported with this incident.”