Nov. 29, 1977: A 3-month-old Cadillac rests at the bottom of a pool in Downey. The driver said the car's accelerator got stuck while she was driving into the garage. The car crashed through the wall at the rear of the photo and landed in the pool. The driver and another occupant escaped from the vehicle. The hole in the wall has a temporary cover. This photo was published in the Nov. 30, 1977, Los Angeles Times.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Joe Kennedy / Los Angeles TimesLink
March 18, 1984: Police said a 50-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated after his car wound up in the pool at the Costa Mesa Inn on Harbor Boulevard in Costa Mesa. No one was injured. This photo was published in the March 19, 1984, Los Angeles Times.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Colin Crawford / Los Angeles TimesLink
May 12, 2000: A car belonging to a resident of Goforth Mobile Home Village in Orange sits at the bottom of the park's pool Friday after the driver, 73, smashed through a brick wall and came to a watery stop. She was rescued by a man who heard the crash from a nearby supermarket. The driver was not seriously injured, police said. This photo was published in the May 13, 2000, Los Angeles Times.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles TimesLink
Oct. 19, 1999: Maged Rasheed, assistant manager at Mandic Motors towing service, hooks a chain to a Chevrolet Suburban that landed in a pool that after a two-car accident along Magnolia Avenue in Huntington Beach. A woman and a dog were rescued from the vehicle. This photo was published in the Oct. 20, 1999, Los Angeles Times.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles TimesLink
April 4, 2003: Tow operators Robert Amamt, left, and Don Thompson discuss their strategy for removing a pickup from a swimming pool in Vacaville, Calif. No injuries were reported. This photo was published in the April 5, 2003, Los Angeles Times.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rick Roach / Vacaville ReporterLink
May 12, 2008: A worker cleans up debris left behind after a sport utility vehicle crashed through a fence at the intersection of Yorktown Avenue and Magnolia Avenue in Huntington Beach and landed in a backyard swimming pool on McLaren Lane. One person in the SUV was reported injured. This photo was published in the May 13, 2008, Los Angeles Times.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles TimesLink
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