Martin County Sheriff: Man injured after 21 -year old driver hits accelerator instead of brake. Asks if beer is ok.
Martin County, Fl (treasurecoast.com) – The Martin County Sheriff is a reporting that a man was injured after 21 -year old driver hit the accelerator instead of the brake. The injured man then asks if his beer is ok.
This is what the Sheriff said:
“Just short of a miracle, the victim in this video is expected to recover after being hit by a vehicle that crashed through the front doors of this store. The crash happened at the Plantation Pantry on Hutchinson Island last night.
The 21-year old driver said she meant to hit the brake, but missed. The victim was transported to the hospital with injuries to his face from the glass breakage. He is expected to recover.
While first responders tended to the victim, he was talking and remained in unusually good spirits, asking deputies if his beer he just purchased was ok.
Careless driving charges against the driver are likely.
We will update this as information becomes available.”