CHICAGO — There were numerous accidents at a carwash on Tuesday, caused by an elderly man, according to    

The accidents began when the man pressed on the gas too hard and hit the carwash door, which was closed.

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After hitting the gas and crashing into the door, the man reversed the car, and backed into a retention pond, according to Kathy Hoffmeyer, a Will County Sheriff’s office spokeswoman.

Authorities had to pull the man from the water. His vehicle was not submerged.

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The man’s exact age is unknown. He was described as “alert and able to walk around” after the accidents. He was in good condition when taken to the hospital.

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