HACKENSACK, New Jersey (KETK) – Two New Jersey women were able to escape from an SUV after it plunged into the Hackensack River on Tuesday.
Authorities say the two were exiting a car was when the driver mistook the brake for the gas pedal. The mistake sent them plunging into the river.
A man standing nearby jumped into the river and helped the woman to safety.
The two women were treated for minor injuries.