Man drives into river in Gloucester after sandal gets caught under gas pedal

A man accidentally drove into the Annisquam River today when his sandal got caught under the gas pedal of his car, police said.

The man was driving on Atlantic Street at noon when his car splashed into the water, said Gloucester Police Officer Brendan Chipperini.

The man, the only person in the car, was not injured, Chipperini said.

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The car was pulled from the water at about 2 p.m., Chipperini said.