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Car slams through fence, lands in empty backyard pool

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GRAND RAPIDS – A woman is being treated for injuries after the car she was driving backed through a fence near a CVS Pharmacy along 28th Street, landing in an empty backyard pool.

Grand Rapids officers responded to the accident near 28th Street and Eastern Avenue at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Officers at the scene say it appears the driver accidentally put the car into reverse and backed through a fence into an empty pool.

The pool is in the backyard of a home along nearby Everglade Drive SE.

The woman’s injuries appeared to be minor.  She was being treated at the scene by first responders as of 3:00 p.m.

No other injuries were reported.

Crews were working to bring in equipment to remove the vehicle from the pool Sunday afternoon.

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