Pensioner floors it into Durban pharmacy

2015-06-25 12:54
Paramedics treat a pensioner who crashed her car into a pharmacy. (Jeff Wicks, News24)

Paramedics treat a pensioner who crashed her car into a pharmacy. (Jeff Wicks, News24)

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Durban - An elderly woman was injured when her car smashed through a pharmacy shop front in Durban North on Thursday.  

Her car came to rest inside the pharmacy, laying waste to several rows of shelving.

Crisis Medical spokesperson Kyle van Reenen said that the woman, who sustained moderate injuries, had lost control of her car while attempting to park.

“While attempting to park at a local pharmacy in Durban North, her car smashed through the glass windows before coming to a stop inside the store,” he said.

“Remarkably, no one else sustained any injuries. The driver was treated on scene before being taken to a nearby hospital for further care by Crisis Medical.

"The driver alleges that the accelerator got stuck whilst she was parking, causing her to lose control of the vehicle. However the exact facts are unknown,” Van Reenen said.

(Netcare 911)

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