A 64-year-old SUV driver inadvertently hit the gas instead of the brakes when he pulled out of a car wash in Hackensack, New Jersey, and crashed into a river.
A spectator, Oriolis Ran, 41, crashed into the water and helped get the driver Evelyn Asperilla and her co-driver Carla Asperilla, 27, out of the Mercedes SUV 2002 in Hackensack, the Hackensack police said. Hackensack is approximately 15 miles from Midtown Manhattan.
The incident in the parking lot for the spotless car wash on Tuesday before noon was recorded on a surveillance video. You almost hit a fence with an arrow pointing to an exit and then rush faster, but maneuver between them as they dodge ,
When the car falls into the water, the two workers and two others run over.
After the spectator Ran had helped the women out of the vehicle, the staff of Hackensack fire department helped the women leave the river, the authorities said.
There were no significant injuries, but Evelyn Asperilla was brought in The police investigated the incident as a precaution.
The Hackensack police investigate the incident. The police said there were no barricades preventing a car from entering the water.
A towing company removed the vehicle from the river. Elisha Fieldstadt ”