Wrecker Service Fishes out Vehicle from Coffee Bluff Marina

Wrecker Service at Coffee Bluff

Our wrecker service was needed when a Cadillac ended up in the water near Coffee Bluff Marina. It was reported that the driver had enjoyed a few drinks at the nearby watering hole. Apparently, he exited the bar and drove his car off the end of the pier. The driver ran away….deciding…not to stick around. 

The story gets better.   When the authorities arrived, they found a trail of blood that led them to a nearby bathroom.  The driver hiding in the bathroom. He was taken away.

And the story gets better…still. During the recovery by Tim’s Towing, a large quantity of marijuana floated out of the Cadillac.  We can’t invent these stories.

Wrecker Service pulling out Cadillac up

Wrecker Service pulling out Cadillac up

Cadillac being set down by Wrecker Service

Cadillac being set down by Wrecker Service

Cadillac submerged by Coffee Bluff Marina

Cadillac submerged by Coffee Bluff Marina

 

Details of Wrecker Service  Recovering Vehicle from Water

Our wrecker service was called by the Savannah Police department. The police department caller said a car had fallen into the water near Coffee Bluff Marina. The Tim’s Towing wrecker service team drove to Coffee Bluff Marina with its heavy wrecker and a flatbed. The wrecker service team arrived at the Coffee Bluff Marina. They excited the heavy wrecker and the flatbed. They assessed the recovery situation. The Cadillac was submerged just off the rocks near the dock footing.  Our trucks couldn’t get down to the car. The only way to extract the car from the water was to pull it up and out of the water and then place it onto the pier. Our wrecker service team front attached straps that will support the car from the hood. We also attached towing straps to the same towing cable that will be threaded through the roof of the Cadillac. The wrecker service team had a team member go down to the submerged car. He moved his way on to the car. First, he took one strap. He released the trunk hood. He threaded the strap through the hood.  The wrecker service team member threaded the strap through and then closed the hood. Next, our team member threaded the second strap through the windows of the roof. First, he threaded the strap through the left front window. Next, he threaded the strap throughout the right window. The then locked the strap in place. Next, the wrecker service team member signaled to the towing service operator on the heavy wrecker. The towing service operator activated the boom winch. The boom winch cable became taught. The Cadillac started to pull from the water. First, the car pulled up one foot. Next, it was raised another few feet.  The heavy wrecker continued to pull the car straight up from the water. The heavy wrecker raised it very high above the supporting pier. The heavy wrecker pivoted and then slowed to a stop. The heavy wrecker set the Cadillac down. The wrecker service team member walked over to the Cadillac and detached the front towing strap attached to the hood. The wrecker service team member walked to the back towing strap attached to the roof of the car and detached it. Next, the wrecker service team attached the car to the winch on the flatbed and winched it up. They attached the front and rear wheels.

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