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Driver mistakes gas for brake, car hits Safeway


by: WEST LINN POLICE - Lois Oberdorf mistakenly hit the gas instead of the brake of his car and crashed into the front of Safeway.Mistaking the gas for the brake, an elderly driver ran into the front of Safeway this afternoon.

At 12:25 p.m. Wednesday, West Linn police responded to a call of an accident.

Luckily, no one was injured when Lois Oberdorf inadvertently drove onto the sidewalk and into the wall of the Salamo Road grocery.

The vehicle was towed from the scene and no citations were issued.