Elderly woman's car crashes through garage at Hudson home - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

Elderly woman's car crashes through garage at Hudson home

Source: KTRE Staff Source: KTRE Staff
HUDSON, TX (KTRE) - No one was injured when an elderly woman accidentally hit the gas instead of her brakes and crashed through the garage door at her house on Cedar Ridge Road in Hudson Wednesday morning.

The accident happened around 10 a.m. Wednesday, According to a spokesman for the Lufkin Fire Department, a woman in her 80s was backing a Toyota Corolla out of her driveway when her car scraped the concrete and she tried to move forward to avoid doing it.

At that point, the woman accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brakes. The impact broke some of the bricks on her home and damaged water and electrical lines.

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