Divers recover the bobbing Bronco of Bar Harbor, Maine

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Avert your eyes, Blue Oval fans. There's one fewer Ford Bronco on the road today than there was last week. And that's because the Bronco we're focusing on today is in the water, not on land. The photos you see here were taken by Kip Wing of Aerial Aesthetic in Maine, near Bar Harbor. The driver of a Bronco was reportedly attempting to drive in the sand at low tide between the coast and Bar Island when they got stuck and couldn't get out ahead of the rising tide.

The result? One sunken Ford Bronco. Fortunately, reports indicate the Bronco's occupant(s) got out safely.

According to a few sources cited by The Drive, locals say the driver of the Bronco was doing donuts in the sand, which goes a long way toward explaining how they got stuck in the first place. As you can see in the video above, a pair of pickup trucks tried to free the SUV from its sandy grave using tow straps, but gave that up when one of them snapped.

The Bronco has since been floated using buoyancy bags that a diver attached to the vehicle from underneath. Island Towing then attached ropes and pulled the Bronco into an area that was accessed with a wrecker, and the Bronco was back to dry land.