UPDATE: Authorities call off search for car in Cedar River

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- Authorities have called off a search for a car that went into the Cedar River in Cedar Rapids Sunday.

Personnel from the Cedar Rapids police and fire departments, and the Johnson County Dive Team on Monday, March 12, 2018, searched for a car that went into the Cedar River at the Mohawk boat ramp late Sunday afternoon. (KCRG-TV9)

Personnel from the Cedar Rapids police and fire departments, along with the Johnson County Dive Team, searched for several hours Monday, but couldn't find the vehicle.

The car went into the water at the Mohawk boat ramp late Sunday afternoon.

People on two ski boats helped rescue the woman and two children who were inside. They were taken to a local hospital. There's no word on their condition.
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Authorities say they plan on retrieving the vehicle on March 12.

The ramp will be closed and the area will not be accessible to the public.
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A woman and two children were taken to a hospital after a car started sinking into the Cedar River.

Emergency crews responded to the Mohawk Boat Ramp, off of J Avenue Northeast, around 5 p.m. Sunday.

Firefighters say the woman and two children made their way onto ski boats, located on the ramp. They were then taken to local hospitals.

This incident is under investigation.