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UPDATE: Woman confused brake pedal for the accelerator in parking lot crash

(Update Wednesday, 9 a.m.) - Kelowna RCMP have responded to yesterday's motor vehicle incident in the parking lot of Orchard Park Shopping Mall.

According to police, witnesses reported the vehicle was mobile through the mall parking lot, when its driver lost control, suddenly accelerated, and became airborne after striking cement curbing.

<who> Photo Credit: Stephani Witty.

The driver was a woman in her 50's who is believed to have confused the brake pedal for the accelerator.

Police said the fact both parked vehicles were unoccupied when the SUV drove over them is a miracle.

The lone occupant in the SUV was uninjured.

(Original Story) - An accident in the Orchard Park shopping mall parking left quite the scene on Tuesday afternoon.

The driver of an Isuzu SUV drove directly into a smaller red car, climbing the car’s hood and ending up on its roof.

<who> Photo Credit: Stephani Witty.

<who> Photo Credit: Allen Batchelar.

According to a KelownaNow reader, the driver appeared to be in her mid-50s and was very confused after the incident.

Police, fire and ambulance were called and arrived at the scene on the east side of Orchard Park near Best Buy around 1:30 p.m.

Kelownanow will update this story as more information becomes available.



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