An 80-year-old man has been rushed to hospital after reversing a car through a private school’s window and into its swimming pool.
The silver RAV 4 wagon, along with other debris, was floating in a pool at the Haileybury College campus in Keysborough, Melbourne, on Thursday morning.
The man reversed the vehicle into the school’s aquatic centre along Springvale Rd about 8.15am, with witnesses nearby helping him from the submerged car.
An 80-year-old accidentally backed his car through a window and into a private college’s pool in Melbourne
Emergency services and bystanders helped the man out of the RAV 4. A Haileybury College spokesperson said that the man had a grandchild who was a student
Emergency services arrived just before 8.30am, with paramedics transporting the man to Cabrini Malvern hospital.
Fire Rescue Victoria crews remained on the scene for the duration to ensure that the students and staff were safe.
A Haileybury College spokesperson said the driver of the car was a grandfather of one of the students.
‘There were no students around at the time and thankfully no injuries,’ the spokesperson told the Herald Sun.
Police are yet to determine the cause of the crash and will investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident.