Car Plunges into Backyard Pool

Lucky escape for driver

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Emergency services were called out to a Pittsworth home yesterday after a car plunged into a backyard swimming pool.

The incident happened around 11AM after and elderly female driver was reversing from a property, it is believed the woman mistakenly hit accelerate instead of brake.

The car slammed through the fence of the property on the corner of McLean and Hills Street, straight into the pool.

The woman was treated at the scene by paramedics.  She was not seriously injured.