Sumter, SC (WLTX) - A woman and three children had to be rescued after a car went into a retention pond in Sumter Thursday night.

According to Sumter Police Tonyia McGirt the accident occurred around 9:35 PM when a car went into a retention pond off North Wise Drive between Dillon Park and Dillon Trace apartments.

First responders were able to rescue an adult and three children who are being treated at area hospitals.

Conditions of the adult and children are not known and not sure how the vehicle entered the pond.