A police diver checks out a car that crashed into the Moose Jaw River. ((CBC))

A man is dead after a car crashed into the Moose Jaw River on the eastern outskirts of the city on Friday.

Police said a man's body has been recovered along with the car.

The crash happened around 3 p.m. CST when the car veered off of the Manitoba Expressway, hit a guardrail and went into the river.

Police, firefighters and ambulance crews converged on the scene. A tow truck was used to retrieve the badly damaged car.

A dive team was on the scene checking the water for possible passengers.

No other details were immediately available.


This car was removed from the Moose Jaw River on Friday afternoon. ((CBC))