VIDEO: Woman Bails Out of Chase Into Icy River

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TROUTDALE, Ore. (KOIN) — This video proves people will do desperate things to get away from the police.

Officers in Troutdale, Oregon say they were following a car Wednesday afternoon after trying to stop the driver for a minor traffic violation.

The police cruiser’s dash cam showed that while on a bridge, a woman got out of the car and jumped into the water.

Officers immediately called for river rescue while they caught the other person inside the vehicle.

Rescuers were able to get the 26-year-old driver out of the freezing river and take her to the hospital where she was cited for a number of offenses.

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