• BREAKING NEWS ABC shows live and on-demand -- Download the WATCH ABC app!

Elderly driver plows into pedestrians

March 30, 2009 7:37:43 AM PDT
An 88-year-old driver injured five people after he mistakenly stepped on the gas pedal instead of the brake.Police said the man hit pedestrians on a Redondo Beach sidewalk Sunday afternoon before crashing through a glass storefront, pinning a woman between the car and a wall.

The driver also knocked a boy through a wall into the business next door.

The victims were taken to local hospitals.

The driver was not hurt, and police said the DMV will test the man to determine whether he should still be allowed to drive.


MORE LOCAL HEADLINES FROM LOS ANGELES

USEFUL LINKS:
SEND TIP || REPORT TYPO || TWEET @abc7 ||  WIDGET


Load Comments