By Staff

HALIFAX (CBS) – A driver was able to safely escape after a crash left his pickup truck partially submerged in an icy Halifax brook.

Around 9 a.m. on Tuesday, the driver slid off of Franklin Street, through a cement barrier and into about five feet of water.

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A driver was uninjured after crashing his pickup truck into frigid water. (Image Credit: Halifax Fire Department)

After the crash, the driver was able to get out on his own and did not need medical attention.

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A crane was brought into get the truck out.

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Firefighters pull a truck from water following a Halifax crash. (Image Credit: Halifax Fire Department)

Halifax avoided most of the snow brought by an overnight nor’easter, but roads were icy from the rain. Staff