Elderly lady drives into house

Last updated 14:31 26/02/2014
crash
TRACEY CHATTERTON/Fairfax NZ

FENCE DOWN: An elderly lady accidentally knocked over a fence and hit a house when she lost control of her car.

Relevant offers

Hawke's Bay

Under-fire manager in lewd cake case disappears Napier seeks recall of 'inaccurate' debt report Rude cake baker 'relieved' about record $168K payout Changing guard at Smedley Station Suspicious fire at Hawke's Bay RSA house Man pleads guilty to incest, rape of daughters Martin Crowe keeps cricket crowd amused Medals prompt search for mystery NZ war hero Hawke's Bay teen caught drink-driving a 'slow learner' Bowling Hawke's Bay opera house an option

An 81-year-old deaf woman drove into the side of a house while trying to park outside the Hawke's Bay Deaf Club.

The woman "accidentally accelerated" as she arrived at the club on Lee Rd Napier, about 12.40pm, Constable Wayne Stewart said.

The woman's car narrowly missed two parked cars, broke through two knee-high fences and slammed into the corner of a neighbouring house.

The woman did not appear to be hurt but was obviously shaken, Mr Stewart said. She had been taken to Taradale Medical Centre for a check-up.

Ad Feedback

- The Dominion Post

Special offers
Opinion poll

How many coffees do you have a day?

5 or even more

3-4

2

1

Anything from 1-5.

Don't touch the stuff.

Vote Result

Related story: Coffee as we know it at risk of dying

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content