Water rescue made in Hamden after van goes into lake

Hamden Fire Department

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH)– One person was taken to the hospital after a water rescue in Hamden, Thursday morning.

The Hamden fire department tweeted that one person was successfully rescued from Lake Whitney after a van went into the lake. The unidentified victim was taken to Yale New Haven Hospital where their condition is unknown at this time.

Police on scene tell News 8 that the woman who’s van went into the water lives at the house where there was also a fire on Thursday at Russell and Gordon Streets in Hamden.

It’s unclear how the van ended up in the lake.

Waite Street is closed in both directions for the investigation.

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