Tuesday
July
28
2015
2:52 pm
Weather

  Home
  Local News
  State / National / World
  Sports
  Opinion / Letters
  Business
  Arts / Entertainment
  Lifestyle
  Obituaries
  Calendar
  Submit Event
  Comics / Games
  Classifieds
  DJ Designers
  Archives
  Advertise With Us
  About Us
 
 
 
 
Car drives through carport wall, overturns on hillside below
June 17, 2014, 05:00 AM

A Belmont woman escaped injury Sunday when she drove through her carport and down a hill.

An elderly Belmont woman escaped injury Sunday morning after she drove through the back wall of a carport and down a hill.

At approximately 10:05 a.m. Sunday, Belmont police and fire units responded to a report of a vehicle into a structure in the 1200 block of Chula Vista Drive. Upon arrival, emergency personnel found the driver, an 89-year-old woman who lives at the residence, already out of the overturned car. She was checked at the scene by Belmont Fire Department paramedics and found to be unhurt, according to police.

The woman was pulling into the carport of her home in the Belmont hills, when she apparently pressed the accelerator instead of the brake. The woman’s 2005 Subaru sedan struck a refrigerator that was against the back wall of the carport and both the refrigerator and the vehicle went through the wall, falling approximately 8 to 10 feet down the hillside below. The vehicle landed on its roof and the woman was able to crawl out of the car before emergency personnel arrived, according to police.

It took tow trucks approximately five hours to remove the vehicle, according to police.

 

 

Tags: police, vehicle, woman, belmont, approximately, according,


Other stories from today:

 

 
Print this Page Print this Page  |  Bookmark and Share
<< Back
 
Return To Archives
 
  


 
 
 
Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
Do you think the age to buy tobacco products should be raised?

Yes, to 21
No, keep it what it is
Get rid of it
Maybe just for e-cigarettes
Tobacco products should be banned

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
54-inch regional water transmission line broken, millions of gallons spilled
Millions of gallons of water have been lost from a 54-inch regional transmission line that broke at ..
NATO proclaims 'strong solidarity' with Turkey against IS
BRUSSELS — NATO proclaimed its "strong solidarity" with Turkey following a rare emergency meeting ..
US consumer confidence falls to lowest level since September
WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence fell this month to the lowest level since September. Consume..
More >>  
 
 
  
 
  
 
©2015 San Mateo Daily Journal
San Mateo County events