Man on makeshift boat rescued from lake
A man is rescued by the Laredo fire department after his so-called boat capsizes in the middle of Lake Casa Blanca.
According to police reports drinking may be a factor in this incident.
The incident happened at around eleven this morning when police and first responders got a call that a man was drowning at the lake.
This is the man already rescued by the fire department.
According to his statement to police...he had been drinking with friends since Friday at a construction site near the lake.
At about four this morning he noticed this floating device and he decided to get on it and relax while drifting away from shore.
But when he woke up he got a big surprise.
Eloy Vega, Laredo Fire Department, "The reports indicate that his flotation device here capsized in the water. Since he was not wearing a life jacket. He was clinging to some trees and that’s were he was found."
The man did not receive any injuries but was transported to the hospital.