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Man rescued after driving lawnmower into Tarpon Springs pond

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Posted at 1:11 PM, Jun 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-30 13:59:32-04
Crews rescued a man in Tarpon Springs after he slipped into a pond while riding a lawnmower, according to Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.
 
The incident occurred about noon at 1350 Dartford Drive.
 
 
East Lake Fire Rescue received a report of a man in the water with a mower on top of him. According to the agency, there was no sign of the mower or the man when they arrived. A diver entered the water and found the man within four minutes.
 
He was taken to Trinity Medical Center. His condition wasn’t immediately available.