Elderly driver cited for morning crash - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Elderly driver cited for morning crash

SPOKANE, Wash.- Spokane Police say an elderly man will be ticketed for a Tuesday morning crash after he drove his car into a downtown Spokane building.

Police say the man was leaving the Chevron at 3rd and Monroe and mistakenly hit the car's gas pedal too hard, sending his car across the roadway and into the BOF Club Building at that intersection.

The car was seriously damaged. The building had a window smashed out, but did not sustain any structural damage. The driver suffered minor injuries but was not transported to a hospital.

One lane of 3rd Ave. was blocked for about two hours, but had reopened by 7 a.m.
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