NEW ORLEANS -- Police pulled a sunken vehicle from Bayou St. John on Wisner between Esplanade Avenue and Desaix Boulevard Wednesday morning.
No one was inside the Corvette, according to police, which was pulled from the water. NOPD’s dive team was called to the scene, and a diver located the submerged black vehicle after searching the water.
According to a police, a witness spoke to a man with the Corvette. The witness spoke to the man after the Corvette went into the water. The man, however, fled from the scene, police said.
Shortly after 5:30 a.m., NOPD confirmed that police were investigating a possible vehicle in Bayou St. John. The vehicle was pulled from the water around 7:45 a.m.