By CBS13 Staff

STANISLAUS COUNTY (CBS13) – Crews worked quickly to rescue a driver who crashed into an irrigation canal on Wednesday morning.

The scene was just west of Waterford. Authorities say a driver somehow ended up accidentally crashing into a Modesto Irrigation District canal.

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With the car nearly fully submerged in the water, Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District crews waded into the canal to rescue the driver.

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Rescuers say the driver was suffering from hyperthermia symptoms when they pulled her out.

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No one else was in the vehicle when it crashed, authorities say.