An 80-year-old man was taken to hospital after he reversed a car that crashed through the window of a private school into a swimming pool.
On Thursday morning, a silver RAV 4 wagon was found floating along with other rubbish in a swimming pool on the campus of Haileybury College in Keysborough, Melbourne.
The man reversed his vehicle towards the school’s water park along Springvale Rd at around 8.15am and nearby witnesses helped him to get out of the submerged car.
An 80-year-old man accidentally drove his car through a window into the swimming pool of a private college in Melbourne
Emergency services and bystanders helped the man get out of the RAV 4. A spokesman for Haileybury College said the man had a grandson who was a student
Emergency services arrived just before 8.30am and paramedics transported the man to Cabrini Malvern Hospital.
Fire Rescue Victoria crews remained on scene throughout to ensure students and staff were safe.
A spokesman for Haileybury College said the driver of the car was the grandfather of one of the students.
“There were no students nearby at the time and fortunately there were no injuries,” a spokesman told the Herald Sun.
The police have not yet determined the causes of the accident and will investigate the circumstances of the incident.