Women mistakes the brake for gas pedal, drives into river

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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.

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