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VIDEO: Bystanders swim into pond to save woman in sinking car

Arlington Police said the woman was shaken up but unharmed.
A dive team from Cambridge Police was dispatched to confirm there were no other victiArlington Police

Bystanders leapt into the water at Arlington’s Spy Pond to save a woman whose SUV was sinking, police there said Friday.

A video camera was rolling as three people began swimming out to the woman’s Ford Edge around 1 p.m.

At one point in the footage, the car submergescompletely, and the driver — a 68-year-old Medford woman — surfaces.

She is seen being helped back to shore by the other swimmers.

Police said she accidentally drove the car into the water after attempting to back into a parking spot.

She was cold, but otherwise unhurt, police said.

The vehicle remains under water, and a dive team from the Cambridge Police Department will be checking to make sure there were no other victims solely “out of an abundance of caution,” a statement said.

You can watch the video below.

UNEDITED: Bystanders rush to help woman after she accidentally drove vehicle into Spy Pond in Arlington Description from John Guilfoil Public Relations on Vimeo.

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