One injured when Bellevue driver hits gas instead of brake
Posted on Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 at 5:35 pm
BELLEVUE, WA – A bystander was injured when a driver accidentally hit the gas instead of the break in a parking lot in Bellevue on Wednesday.
A driver was in a silver sedan in a parking spot in front of a strip mall in the 12800 block of SE 38 Street. The driver accidentally stepped on the gas pedal instead of breaking, crashed the vehicle onto the curb and into the store façade.
The victim was a bystander and suffered an injury to their leg. The driver did not sustain any injuries.
Some structural damage to the building was reported.
One person suffered a leg injury when a driver hit the gas pedal instead of the break in the 12800 blk SE 38th St. There’s some structural damage to the building. The driver was not injured. pic.twitter.com/r5E8stDMe9
— Bellevue, WA Police (@BvuePD) March 31, 2021
If you have been injured in an accident, or have lost a loved one to the reckless actions of another, the Seattle personal injury attorneys at Caffee Law are poised to help you fight back. We have helped numerous people through the legal process and are ready to aggressively represent you as well. Contact us at (206) 899-5415 or online to speak with an attorney today.
Note: The attorneys with Caffee Law send our hearts out to the victims of serious accidents. Even though we see the pain and suffering accident victims endure through our daily work, it never becomes easier to hear such tragic news. We compose our blog using publicly available news sources. Sometimes stories are updated as more details surface. If our post becomes outdated or inaccurate, please let us know so that we may update it.
Disclaimer: This blog's aim is to increase awareness of severe injuries and their effects so that fewer individuals and families go through the painful and traumatic process of seeing a loved one hurt or killed in an accident. These are difficult topics, but we hope that our readers can use the information found here to help them avoid being involved in an accident. The information presented here does not construe legal advice.