SUV Rescued From Icy Water Near Falconer


Image by Justin Gould/WNYNewsNow.

ELLICOTT – Police and fire officials recovered an SUV that was stuck in icy water on Water Street near Falconer Saturday afternoon.

Falconer Fire Chief  Charles Piazza told WNYNewsNow that the occupants of the BMW SUV got out and left the area before crews arrived.

Water Street remains closed from flooding that occurred earlier in the week. On Friday night, water on the street became ice.

Image by Justin Gould/WNYNewsNow.

Piazza said the SUV went around a posted barricade and ended up getting stuck in the icy mess.

Falconer Fire crews used a village front loader to help remove the vehicle from the water.

Piazza reports Ellicott Police are now investigating this incident.

Image by Justin Gould/WNYNewsNow.

No injuries were reported.



We were not able to obtain comment from EPD as to whether charges will be filed.

Chief Piazza reminds residents not to go around posted barricades.

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