Viewers Catch Pricy Car's Water Rescue

By Greg Janda
|  Sunday, Jul 11, 2010  |  Updated 5:44 PM CDT
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NBCDFW viewers catch the rescue of a reported $150-200k car from a creek.

Courtney Riggan, NBCDFW Viewer

NBCDFW viewers catch the rescue of a reported $150-200k car from a creek.

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Talk about your wrong turns. This raw video sent in by NBCDFW viewer Courtney Riggan shows Arlington Fire-Rescue pulling out what was a shiny silver kit car from a small creek on the University of Texas at Arlington campus.
 
Police say the 57-year-old driver was watching a racing event at UTA, but as he was leaving, he lost control of the car and went over a curb, only to land in a small creek.

The man was able to quickly climb out to safety, thanks to the open-top roof, and no injuries were reported.

According to witnesses on the scene, the car was worth $150,000 to $200,000 dollars.

The race the driver was watching is part of the 10th annual Texas Autocross event that included 35 cars from 14 colleges.

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