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Lake crash accident

Two police officers from Barnet have saved a woman's life after her car plunged into a freezing lake in north London.

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Police rescue woman from freezing lake

Two police officers who swam across a freezing lake to drag a woman from a sinking car have spoken about what happened.

The officers made the heroic rescue yesterday morning in Totteridge after the woman fell unconscious at the wheel of her car and it careered into the water.

Today they returned to where the accident happened to speak to our reporter Paul Brand.

They described what greeted them as they arrived at the scene:

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