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Driver press accelerator instead of brake and drives car into a river: Video

A women driver who mistook accelerator for brakes drives the car into a river. The incident took place in New Jersey.

A women aged 64 was leaving a car wash in Hackensack. A CCTV footage from the ‘Spotless Car Wash’ company shows a worker waving a towel to signal a white Mercedes SUV to turn left as it approaches an exit sign.

Instead of putting on a brake to make a turn, the driver has hit the accelerator, sending the vehicle straight into the muddy water.

The driver suffered minor injuries. As per the police, a 41-year-old man who witnessed the accident jumped into the river and freed the driver and the lady passenger. Half of the vehicle submerged into the Hackensack River in New Jersey.

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