Video shows vehicle drive into river after car wash

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HACKENSACK, N.J. (WCMH) — A driver suffered minor injuries after mistaking the gas pedal for the brake pedal and driving into a river.

It happened Tuesday in Hackensack, New Jersey. The fire department says the driver was leaving a car wash and mistakenly hit the gas pedal.

The occupant was able to get out of the vehicle and was taken to an area hospital for minor injuries.

The fire department released surveillance video of the incident happening.

Engine 5, Rescue 1, Safety and Deputy 4 responded to 424 River Street in the rear for a car that went off the embankment…

Posted by City of Hackensack Fire Department on Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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