News: No injuries after senior drives into Lakeland pool

LAKELAND, FL – Nobody was hurt when a woman accidentally drove her car into a country club swimming  pool in western Polk County on Wednesday, reports 10 Tampa Bay.

Police say a senior woman accidentally accelerated instead of braking and drove her white SUV into a pool at the Sandpipers Golf and Country Club on Grouse Drive. The incident happened around 7:43 a.m.

Authorities report that the woman exited her car successfully and did not get hurt in the accident.

Response crews used a crane to remove the vehicle from the swimming pool.

It is unclear at this time if the incident caused property damage to the pool or surrounding structures.

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