Florida man sends his van into hotel pool

A 74-year-old Florida man drove his van into the empty pool at the Economy Inn on U.S. Highway 70 in Safford on Tuesday.The man was not injured and investigation is ongoing. - Stephanie Rea Photo/Gila Valley Central

SAFFORD – A 74-year-old Florida man reportedly drove his 1998 Dodge van into the pool at the Economy Inn, 225 E. U.S. Highway 70.

The incident occurred Tuesday, March 23, at approximately 2:30 p.m.

The man was not injured and there were no signs of impairment from alcohol or drugs.

The pool was empty at the time of the collision and the extent of damages sustained is unknown.

Identity of the driver was not released and investigation into the incident is ongoing.