Transcript for Good Samaritan Saves Woman From Crashing Into NJ River
A woman trapped when an SUV plunged into the Passaic river in New Jersey doll miles tweeted out of followed up spirited showing the hero who jumped into the water to carry the woman back to shore. She spoke to that good samaritan and joins us live now from mountain lake Whitmore Carla. That's right Diane this is a situation where a few seconds can mean the difference between life and debt. That got married it was all the way across a river on the other side in that parking lot. He added if he found out there was a car in the water he acted on adrenaline and in. Now I was unconscious. In the car floating and it's good to see but wasn't on hope in which would have been harder she was. And then he fares thirty year old Jay mobs with his shirt off. Rescuing a fifty year old woman from her thinking SUV. It's a good samaritan didn't jump in the water you know. The would have been tragic and I heard the screaming of the guy running past saying. Your car and awarded it caused a wall from the border. The Mercury wagon went into the Passaic river near park avenue and route 21 around 9 o'clock Tuesday morning in Nutley. Must was just on the other side of the river is gentlemen lit hers he drove over the bridge throughout his gym shorts. And without hesitation jumped into the water and tried to pry the door open. That can get open it first so we'll scary and told Bob my Lego. Saw there was an on coming for help such Carmel I don't pulled it open and grabbed her. And by the time emergency crews arrived mosh. Already had her out of the water. As I was carrying her over. The arm she kinda came conscious a little bit and she heard saying the salesman harm. He then Nutley police department and plucked the black SUV out of the water. But it is still unclear how the fifty year old Branford woman ended up. Sue their there was no one's coming. Fluid of a scary moment looking at someone unconscious in the car thinking that if I can't get it open she's probably and I. Now that it year old woman from Branford was taken to the hospital with nonlife threatening injuries she is expected to be okay. As our Moscow that the only formal training he added that he's been plumber all of the light and then in water rescues like that on TV. Reporting live ineptly journal miles channel seven Eyewitness News.
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