Man falls through ice in retention pond while running from police
A man fleeing Champaign police Tuesday afternoon ran onto the thin ice of a retention pond and fell into the frigid water.
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#1 Jan 1, 2013
Many times in life it's easy to set and judge. I was there today and did see what happened. The officers were doing their jobs and I personally didn't go running out on to the pond either. The young man made a bad choice and didn't listen to any of the three officers that was chasing him. I'm not trying to be cold but that is the facts of this situation. I hope the young man makes it and gets the help he needs.
#2 Jan 9, 2013
Obvious negligence on the part of all those involved from the police to the fire dept not knowing HOW to do this type of SIMPLE RESCUE with a rope QUICKLY and effectivley in a timely manner..to the city code enforcement not having sense enough to require a fence around these retention ponds like as in many other communities. Its a disgrace to this community that this man died and lawsuits should be pursued in this case. Those involved should be held responsible. No excuse is acceptable. None!
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