UPDATE: Smyrna police report that the man who drove his car into the Oakdale Bluffs neighborhood pool was conscious and in good spirits when he was transported to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.
Lt. Robert Harvey confirmed that the man lost control of his vehicle and drove it into the pool at about 2:45 p.m. Two bystanders rescued the man from the water and told police it appeared that he’d had a seizure.
Harvey said a hazardous materials team had been called to clean up oil and gas from the scene. He said no charges will be filed.
ORIGINAL STORY: A man was rescued Thursday after he drove his car into a swimming pool in Oakdale Bluffs in Smyrna, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported. No one was in the pool at the time of the accident.
Two men were painting the pool’s clubhouse when the accident occurred and rescued the driver. Smyrna police could not be reached for comment at this time, but the men told the AJC that it appeared the driver had suffered a seizure.
The driver was taken from the scene in an ambulance and the extent of his injuries is unknown at this time. Return to Smyrna-Vinings Patch for updates.