SCHP: Driver forgets to put SUV in park, causes it to go into water at boat landing

SCHP: Driver forgets to put SUV in park, causes it to go into water at boat landing
Horry County Fire Rescue and Highway Patrol were called in to help a get an SUV out of the water at the Galivants Ferry boat landing. (Source: Horry County Fire Rescue)

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Emergency crews had to help out a driver after the person made a mistake while pulling a boat out of the water.

Horry County Fire Rescue and the South Carolina Highway Patrol were called just after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday to the Galivants Ferry boat landing off Highway 501 to a vehicle in the water.

Troopers said the driver of a Toyota SUV was pulling a boat out of the Little Pee Dee River, but when he got out, he forgot to put the SUV in park. It caused the SUV to roll back and into the water.

Tow trucks were called in to help haul the truck out of the water.

No one was hurt in the incident.

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