SPRINGFIELD (CBS) – An elderly driver made a splash at a Springfield home, but fortunately she was able to escape injury after crashing into an in ground pool.

Around 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, a 91-year-old woman lost control of her 2003 Mercury Sable while backing up on Weymouth Street.

An elderly woman accidentally drove into a Springfield swimming pool. (Image Credit: Springfield Fire Department)

Firefighters say the woman, who lives in the neighborhood, backed across the street between two houses, through bushes and a wooden fence, and eventually ended up in the pool.

The woman was not hurt and escaped the car before firefighters arrived.

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