Woman drives into river at New Jersey car wash

A woman in New Jersey got the kind of car wash she wasn't looking for when she hit the accelerator instead of the brakes at a car wash, sending her SUV plunging into the Hackensack River.

Footage released by the City of Hackensack Fire Department shows the moment the woman hit the gas pedal at the Spotless car wash, ending up into the river.

According to the fire department, the car's occupants managed to get themselves safely to the shoreline.

The driver, a 64-year-old woman, was transported to hospital for precautionary reasons, police said.

Watch what happens in the video above.