Man accidently drives truck into Lake Houston

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on August 2, 2013 at 5:20 PM

Updated Friday, Aug 2 at 5:40 PM

HARRIS COUNTY – Deputies and firefighters rescued a man Friday afternoon at Deussen Park after he accidently drove his truck into Lake Houston.

The man said he accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brakes.

Before the truck hit the water, it struck a woman who was fishing on the bank. Luckily, the woman only sustained minor injuries, deputies said.

Deputies and Houston firefighters were able to retrieve the driver, who was not injured.

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