Video shows 4 men jump into Amsterdam river to rescue mother and child from car

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

AMSTERDAM – Video footage shows the amazing rescue of a mother and child in Amsterdam.

According to the Huffington Post, their car went into the river with both of them still inside.

The video shows 4 men jump in to try and swim towards the car as it started to sink.


They were both rescued just a few seconds before the car went completely under. People on the edge of the canal helped pull them up to safety.

Google Map for coordinates 52.370216 by 4.895168.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.