Car careens through New Jersey parking lot, crashes into river along with parked car

NUTLEY, New Jersey (WABC) -- Two cars landed in a river in New Jersey on Thursday afternoon.

Crews worked to remove both cars from Third River in Nutley near Harrison Street. One of the cars was caught in a fence in between the CVS parking lot and the river.

Officials say a car went through the parking lot and crashed through the fence into the parking lot of a nearby apartment building. The car then slammed into a parked car, sending both of those cars into the river. The driver was taken to the hospital for treatment.

None of the rescuers were injured. The parked car did not have anyone in it at the time.

Police are still trying to determine what caused the first car to careen out of control.

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