VIDEO: Lamborghini Owner Mixes Brake, Gas Pedals, Sending Pricey Car Into Lake

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window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-160618588-3'); By Peter Barker A luxury Lamborghini ended up in a lake after the Swiss driver apparently mixed up the accelerator and the brake pedals while putting the car into reverse. The driver, whose name was not reported, was trying to reverse the luxury supercar when he accidentally drove it into Mondsee Lake in Austria on Oct. 19. Austrian police said the driver was traveling from Mondsee toward Unterach am Attersee with a friend when the accident occurred. The passenger got out of the car while the driver attempted to exit a parking lot that backed onto Mondsee Lake. “He must have mixed up the brake and accelerator pedals and drove backwards into the Mondsee,” police said. “The vehicle sank about 15 meters [49 feet] from the bank to a depth of about 5 meters [16 feet]. “The driver was able to free himself from the vehicle and swim to the bank,” police said. It took fire crews and divers three hours to extract the Lamborghini from Mondsee Lake in Austria. (AFKDO Mondsee, C. Stoxreiter/Zenger) The driver reportedly mixed up his pedals. Instead of pressing the brake, he hit...