WATCH - Teen Rescues Woman Whose Car Plunged into Water: 'Amazing Strength and Courage'

WATCH – Teen Rescues Woman Whose Car Plunged into Water: 'Amazing Strength and Courage'


A 17-year-old was not worried about his own safety when he realized a woman had plunged her vehicle into water and was in extreme danger.

Officials said she accidentally stepped on the gas pedal Tuesday night, which propelled her car into Patchogue Bay in Long Island, Today reported Thursday.

However, Anthony Zhongor knew exactly what to do. He dove into the water and rescued the driver.

“She was trying to open the door, first. She couldn’t get the door open and started banging on the window,” Zhongor recalled of the incident.

Video footage shows the moment the car began sinking in the water, but a smaller splash nearby indicated Zhongor was on his way to help:

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