A man was hospitalized after his car went into a pond Friday afternoon.
Richton Park police and fire were dispatched to the area of Lake George at Cicero Avenue and Sauk Trail around 3:00 p.m., according to police. They were responding to reports that a car was submerged in the water.
Upon arrival, police discovered a 59-year-old man who was able to exit the vehicle and make it onto land. The man was unable to provide a statement to the responding officers. He was transported to Christ Hospital for treatment.
The incident is currently under investigation, police said.