NEWARK, NJ (CBS) – A heroic rescue is videotaped in New Jersey after a man drove in Newark Bay. Two people jumped in to help the driver – one of whom was an amputee with one leg.

The 29-year-old is a certified swimming instructor and lifeguard. He was in the right place at the right time as the car sank quickly.

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The driver was not injured.

Officials say the accelerator pedal may not have worked properly and he got into the water.

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