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No major injuries after driver 'mistakenly' accelerates vehicle into Pinellas County home

Posted at 1:34 PM, Dec 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-06 13:34:50-05

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — There were no major injuries after a car crashed into a home on Friday.

Florida Highway Patrol said the vehicle pulled into the driveway of 3903 Lake Shore Drive. The driver was picking up residents of the home.

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The driver, Lillian Sawyer, 95, mistakenly accelerated into the garage door of the home. The vehicle collided with load-bearing walls.

Sawyer suffered minor injuries and no one else was injured in the home.

Members of the Palm Harbor Fire Department and Pfeifers towing assisted in the accident.