Dramatic 911 Call as Woman's Car Fills With Water

Shanika Parker said she "dozed off" before awakening upside down in a drainage ditch.
2:15 | 08/01/13

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Now, to the dramatic 911 call. A woman crashing her car into a pond. It quickly fill understand with water. But she manages to call for help, even though she didn't know where she was. Abc's john muller has the dramatic details. Reporter: This morning, the 28-year-old is recovering from minor injuries. She is lucky to be alive. Rescuers traced her cell phone to a nearby area. Then, they had to go on a hunch. They found her inches from death. What's the address of your emergency? I'm not sure. I was driving home from work. And I dozed off. Reporter: Parker was heading home on tuesday on an indianapolis interstate when she fell asleep behind the wheel. When she came to, her car was upside down, down a hill, in a drainage ditch. My car flipped over. And it's filling up with water. Are you in the vehicle right now? Yes. And I can't get out. It flipped over. Oh, jesus. Help me. Reporter: Parker was confused and had no idea where she was. You need to try to look around and you tell me what you see. I'm so sorry. I don't see anything. My car's filling up with water. Oh, my god. Reporter: Thanks to her cell phone, 911 operators were able to narrow down parker's location. When officers arrived, they found parker's car, with only moments to spare. I hear someone say hello. I'm here at the door. The vehicle was submerged. It wasn't just water. It was a muddy swamp. Reporter: Five police officers frantically struggle to free parker from the flooding car. One, two, three. Try the back door. I could see her hands sticking out. She got her head to stick out. That's when the officers grabbed her and started pulling her. Reporter: Finally, the officers were able to pull a very shaky parker from her car and bring her to safety. This morning, parker is recovering from minor injuries, thanks to a 911 call that not only help the rescuers find her, but captured the moment they saved her life. Take it easy. It's all right. Oh, my god. Reporter: Dramatic stuff. Police say if the car went under water, parker wouldn't have made it. Parker called the officers who saved her heroes.

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