file image from Google Maps of the area where car was submerged

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has responded to a report of a submerged vehicle in the Augusta Canal.

The incident was reported around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the end of Curry Street at Division Street, according to a Tuesday night press release from Sgt. Caleb Lee.

“The Water Rescue team is on scene attempting to recover the vehicle,” Sgt. Lee said. “No further information available at this time.”