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80-year-old man seen driving car into swimming pool as footwear became stuck on accelerator (video)

By Mason White 10:53 AM August 19, 2014
Car in swimming pool 

By: Anika Rao
(Scroll down for video) A man of California, accidentally drove his car into a swimming pool when his flip flops became stuck to the accelerator, according to a video uploaded to the Internet.

The Los Angeles Fire Department said that they were called to the scene of an accident, where they found the car resting on the bottom of the swimming pool.

The 80-year-old man escaped uninjured after his white sedan shot through the back door of his garage and into the pool.

Police officers who arrived at the scene, said that the man managed to escape from the car before rescue services arrived at the property located on the 2700 block of Scripps Place.

There was no one in the swimming pool at the time.

According to the initial police investigation, the man’s flip flops became stuck in the car’s accelerator, and he was unable to stop before flying into the pool.