Video: 70-year-old crashes car into UAE restaurant

Video: 70-year-old crashes car into UAE restaurant

Umm Al Quwain - He made a basic driving error.

By Web Report

Published: Sun 31 Mar 2019, 12:00 AM

Last updated: Sun 31 Mar 2019, 9:06 AM

A motorist rammed his vehicle into a restaurant in UAE recently - due to a basic driving error.
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A brief clip of a crash in Umm Al Quwain went viral on social media, showing an SUV rammed into a restaurant, Al Ittihad reported on Friday.
According to the report, the accident was caused by a 70-year-old man, who 'mistakenly' pressed the accelerator instead of the brakes, which resulted in the accident.
No injuries were reported, Umm Quwain police said.

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The driver, who was getting out of the parking area, forgot to change the gear from drive to reverse, causing the car to quickly thrust forward and crash into a nearby restaurant's glass facade.
The police urged motorists to drive with caution and to follow traffic laws.

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