Crews remove cars found in Connecticut River; ferry suspended

Police have not reported any entrapment or rescue.

ROCKY HILL, Conn. – Rocky Hill firefighters are working to remove two cars that found themselves in the Connecticut River Saturday morning.

The scene is at Ferry Park, near the Rocky Hill-Glastonbury Ferry. Their services have been suspended while the scene remains active, according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT). There is no word on when the ferry service will resume.

The ferry park boat launch is also closed at this time.

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The cars were driven into the river overnight Saturday and are now at the bottom, leaking gas, according to the Rocky Hill Fire Department.

The boat launch is closed at Rocky Hill Ferry Park. Two vehicles entered the Connecticut River overnight and are sitting at the bottom of the river leaking gas. There are no injuries. The fire department, police department and DEEP are currently working at the scene.

— Rocky Hill CT Fire Department (@RockyHill_FD) August 20, 2022

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The Rocky Hill Police Department and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection are also on the scene.

Police have not reported any entrapment, injuries or the need for rescue.

This is a developing story.

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