According to police in Virginia Beach, a man crashed while driving under the influence and then left his girlfriend trapped inside the vehicle, in waist-deep water.
Police say that at approximately 2:30 a.m. on October 2, the vehicle ran off the road and ended up in a ditch on Sandbridge Road.
Crews took more than an hour to extract the woman from the vehicle. She received air transport to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with injuries not considered to be life-threatening.
The driver, 23-year-old Michael Walck, has been charged with DUI and felony hit-and-run.