BOSTON (CBS) – An elderly couple were inside a car that went off a pier in Charlestown Wednesday night.
The car went over the edge near the Pier 6 restaurant and came to rest on a floating pier below.READ MORE: Pop-Up Clinic Held In Mattapan, Where COVID Vaccination Rate Remains Low
When firefighters arrived, they say the two people were already out of the car and were uninjured. “People from inside the restaurant at Pier 6 came out and helped them get out of the car,” said Brian Alkins of Boston Fire.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
Witnesses tell Boston Fire the elderly driver was doing a three-point turn when he accidentally hit the gas, instead of the brakes, sending the car over the edge.
The car was lifted back onto the pier using a crane.MORE NEWS: Provincetown COVID Cluster Climbs To 430 Cases; 342 Are Massachusetts Residents
Boston Police are investigating the crash but do not expect any citations to be issued.